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March 20, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Category: Workshop
Location: 5057 Woodward A | Map
5057 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Current Graduate Students, Faculty

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to host a Workshop on Fellowship and Grant Proposal Writing in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences on Monday, March 20, 2017, 2 to 4 p.m. in 5057 Woodward (corner of Woodward and Putnam), 6th floor, Conference Room A.

During this session, we will be reviewing and providing feedback on participants’ draft proposals that will be provided to all participants in advance of the session. This is an invaluable way to improve your proposal before it goes to the external agency.

IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS WORKSHOP - PLEASE READ: We need at least a handful of registrants to submit draft proposals to be discussed at the workshop. Advanced reading of the proposals submitted by registrants is required for workshop attendance. Much of the workshop will be dedicated to discussing the proposals.

Find external funding opportunities for your draft proposal
: WSU subscribes to Pivot, a searchable database that contains external funding opportunities from many government and private sources, accessible to WSU students, faculty, and staff. It is the largest, most comprehensive database available of external funding opportunities. Users can build profiles, save searches, track opportunities, and set up funding alerts. If you have questions on this research tools or would like to schedule a workshop for your unit, class or college, please contact Sarah James at sjames@wayne.edu. Also, go directly to websites of key sponsors for your discipline, such as the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, U.S. Department of Education, National Science Foundation’s Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences (SBE) division, and American Library Association.

Successful grant and fellowship proposals will also be circulated to participants prior to the workshop to allow for prepared observations and questions to be discussed during this session; however, the main emphasis of this session will be to workshop for participants’ draft proposals.

This workshop is led by Arthur F. MarottiDistinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Wayne State University. Dr. Marotti is the recipient of research fellowships from The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (1975-76), The American Council of Learned Societies (1988-89), and The National Endowment for the Humanities (2000 and 2005-6). In addition, he has been co-Principal Investigator on two federal grants (2002-7, 2007-10) from the Department of Education to fund bilateral exchanges of students and faculty with Brazilian universities. 

This workshop is open to WSU faculty and current WSU graduate students and is FREERegistration is required by Monday, March 13, 2017. Materials to be read for the workshop will be emailed to participants in advance. 

After registering, if you would like your grant proposal to be reviewed at this workshop, please send proposals to Sarah James at rifs@wayne.edu by Monday, March 13, 2017.

If you have questions about this workshop, please contact Sarah James at sjames@wayne.edu.

For more information about this event, please contact Sarah James at 313-577-8997 or ai5132@wayne.edu.