Skip to main content

Grantsmanship Events

A series of grantsmanship workshops are hosted throughout the year by the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships. Many of these workshops are particularly useful for new faculty or those new to the research process at Purdue.

For further information and to register for an upcoming workshop, click on the link below. Please note that registration becomes available approximately one month prior to the event, at which point the workshop title becomes a hyperlink.

When possible, an archive of each presentation is available from the Past Events list below.

Upcoming Event List

Title Date, Time & Location Description and Registration
NIH 101

Thursday, September 28, 2023
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
STEW 310

This session provides an overview of the NIH and teaches tips for finding the best NIH Institute/Center for your research interests as well as strategies for successful proposals.

Registration closed

NIH 102

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
STEW 311

This session provides additonal guidance on tools and resources available to help you succeed with NIH proposals. This session is a follow-up to NIH 101 but participation in 101 is not necessary for attendence at this session.

Registration closed

Successful Grant Writing Strategies

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Learn best practices for proposal writing and what services are available to assist you in these efforts.

To register, please click HERE.

Understanding Proposal Budgets

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
STEW 310

This session provides an overview of how Sponsored Program Services (SPS) Pre-award office can assist you in developing a comprehensive budget for your proposal. Also, what is cost share and when/how do you include it in a proposal?
Write Winning Grants
Phase I Seminar 

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

We are pleased to once again welcome Dr. John Robertson of Grant Writers' Seminars & Workshop to Purdue. This full-day session is packed with helpful tips for writing successful grants. While the workshop will have a heavy emphasis on NIH and NSF, the information is applicable to proposal writing to any sponsor.

To register, please click HERE.

Managing Your Award:  SPS Post-Award
and Research Regulatory Affairs

Thursday, November 9, 2023
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
STEW 202

Learn about the important rules and regulations you need to follow both before and after securing an award. You'll have help from the offices of SPS Post-Award, Export Control, and Research Regulatory Affairs.

Tuesday, January 30, 2024
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

CAREER is NSF's most prestigious award to recognize the outstanding research of young investigators. Learn about special nuances of this program and how to prepare a strong proposal targeted to the goals of this program.


Past Event List


Title Date Slides & Handouts
Finding Funding, Limited Submissions,
and Proposal Submission
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
STEW 202

Overview of how to locate funding opportunities from federal, foundation and industrial sponsors. Summary of the limited submission process. Working with Pre-award for proposal submissions.

To access slides, please click HERE.



Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

© 2023 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by Office of Research

If you have trouble accessing this page because of a disability, please contact Office of Research at