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Grant Proposal Writing and Budgeting

  • Elina Salminen, Ph.D. Candidate in Classical Art and Archaeology, has shared tips on grant writing in a Rackham blogpost, with links to instructions and considerations from Philosophy departments around the country.

  • The Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) offers workshops on budgeting for research grants, intended for students and junior scholars from across campus. For further information, please contact: MICHR-Budget@umich.edu

  • U-M Library has compiled a research guide on campus resources for grant proposal writing and budgeting, as well as a list of workshops and seminars on grant writing preparation through external organizations like the National Institute of Health and the Foundation Center.

  • The Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development in the U-M Medical School offers workshops on writing competitive grant proposals that would be useful for graduate students in the humanities interested in interdisciplinary grants, including NIH, NSF, and foundations.

  • The Rackham Graduate School runs grant writing workshops in the humanities and social sciences during fall and winter semesters. Check out their calendar to stay up to date with upcoming events.

  • The U-M International Institute (II) conducts fellowship funding workshops, where students can gain tips on honing their statements of purpose for international fellowship funding applications, including, FLAS, II Individual Fellowships, Rackham International Research Awards, II Samo Alajbegovic Fellowships, grants from area studies centers, and National grant and fellowship opportunities.