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Professional Development Series


Learn how to write a grant proposal. Explore the process of finding, applying for, and being successful in seeking funding for sustainability or educational initiatives. This workshop covers the basics of grant writing, including understanding a Request for Proposal (RFP) or grant solicitation; finding grants that are relevant to your project from governments, foundations, and even corporations; and gain insightful techniques that will make your proposals stand out. 

Experienced grant writer John Johnson also  reviews the most common grant-writing mistakes, and provides worksheets and resources for writing winning proposals.

Come and learn ways to In addition to the cash award, grants can also be a great way to develop your research proposal, bolster your CV, expand your professional network, improve your chances in a struggling job market, and collaborate with strangers.


Conferences are an essential part of academic life. They present students an opportunity to; network, expand your knowledge and find solutions to problems, learn beyond your interests and present your ideas and work to others.