Education and Training

Appropriate training can facilitate the process of applying for research funding by making sure applicants have the required background and information to find funding, complete applications and manage awards as efficiently and effectively as possible. This section contains some relevant training and informational opportunities.

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Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) Presentations

We occasionally conduct e-Proposal, Cayuse424 presentations or ad-hoc informational sessions around a topic of current interest or changes in process through the Research Administration Training Series (RATS).

We also offer Proposal Preparation, Processing and Review training through the RATS. Participants learn how to plan for and write a competitive grant proposal and how OSP provides assistance throughout the submission and review process. New and early stage investigators are especially encouraged to attend.

New Investigator Mandatory Training 

To assist new investigators understand the training opportunities he/she needs to complete in the early stages of serving as principal investigators, we've compiled the following list: 

Grant Writer's Workbooks

The Grant Application Writer's Workbooks are recommended tools for developing proposals. These workbooks provide detailed section-by-section grant writing information. Specific workbooks are available for NIH, NSF and "Any Agency". OSP has copies of these workbooks that are available for loan.