Preaward Workshop The Office of Research offers a variety of training - i.e., presentations, workshops, and Web-based resources - to guide KSU faculty in their efforts to identify, secure, and manage external funds. The special topic sessions are offered throughout the semester on both the Kennesaw and Marietta campuses, and announced as scheduled through KSU Inform. Registration for these events will be administered directly by the Office of Research. If you have questions about a specific session, please contact Natasha Stark at email@example.com or extension 3365.
Overview of the Grant Application Process at KSU
This workshop will outline KSU's policies for applying for external funding for research, creative, or scholarly projects. We will provide an overview of necessary approvals, training, and processes to be obtained/followed prior to submitting grant applications. Furthermore, we will identify the people responsible for proposal preparation assistance and the institutional representatives authorized to submit proposals on behalf of the university.
Finding Grant Funding
January 26, 2018 | 1:00 pm | KSU Center 460
This workshop will provide you with tools to find potential funding sources for your research, creative, and outreach projects. You will gain insight and direction from grant research professionals and administrators who can show you what it takes to locate a viable funder. Presenters will demonstrate ways to access and utilize funding databases and other resources that are available to KSU faculty and staff. Additionally, this course will address the importance of grant guidelines in determining a fit with potential funders.
Writing Winning Grant Proposals
February 23, 2018 | 2:00pm | KSU Center 464
This workshop will show you how to best craft and write an effective proposal in accordance with funders' requirements, guidelines, and areas of interest. This workshop will provide you with valuable tools and information regarding how to structure and present your projects in a compelling way that tailors to the guidelines provided by a potential funding source.
Developing Grant Budgets
March 30, 2018 | 2:00pm | KSU Center 460
Developing a budget is one of the most challenging aspects of preparing a proposal. This workshop will offer insights into the budget planning process; including determining direct costs, indirect costs and cost sharing. Participants will also learn about cost share documentation, allowable costs, budgeting for participant costs and consultants, and sub-awards.
Resubmitting That Proposal
April 27, 2018 | 2:00pm | KSU Center 460
If you applied for a grant from NIH or NSF don't be discouraged if you do not get funded on the first try or even your third or fourth try! National funding is very difficult to achieve and it may take several tries. This workshop will show you how to best rework a proposal for resubmission either to the original sponsor or a different one.