American Studies
American Studies

Grants and Fellowships Professional Development Workshop

Tue, October 2, 2012 | BUR 436B

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Interested in applying for grants but don't know where to start? This workshop covers the basics: what kinds of funding graduate students are eligible for, where to find opportunities, and how to organize your application process. Also to be discussed, questions about grant writing and the role of grants in your professional development.

AMS students at all levels are welcome to attend the workshop but please RSVP to Ella by Friday, September 21st.  If you have materials that you would like to workshop, or particular concerns you wish addressed, please contact Nhi Lieu and Melanie Morgan.
If you can't make this event, or you want to soak up even more info, you can attend the Grant-Seeking for Graduate Students in Liberal Arts. Friday, Sept 28 1-2:30 GEB 4th floor conference room. RSVP for this by Friday, September 21st to Melanie Morgan.
Workshop leaders:
Nhi Lieu, Assistant Professor, American Studies
Melanie Morgan, Foundations Specialist, College of Liberal Arts
Kathy Thatcher, Federal Grants, Office of Sponsored Projects
Melanie Morgan provides support to faculty and graduate students seeking foundation funding by researching grant opportunities and coordinating with UT Austin's offices for fundraising and research administration. She received her Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from UT Austin (2011) and has worked in development at both the University of Texas and the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C.
Kathy Thatcher assists faculty and graduate students with federal grant submissions. She holds a M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from UT Austin (2010) and is a Certified Research Administrator (2009). In seventeen years with the University and ten years as a research administrator, Ms. Thatcher has worked with offices across campus including, most recently, the Community College Leadership Program's Center for Community College Student Engagement and the Section of Neurobiology.


Sponsored by: Department of American Studies

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