College of Liberal Arts

Grants for Graduate Students, Part I: Identifying Opportunities

NOW FULL - Offered again Oct. 17

Friday Sep 13, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | GEB 4.214

Getting grants doesn’t just help you pay for your graduate education. Having a CV with a strong history of grant support helps you get bigger and better grants, and, eventually, will help you land jobs both in an outside of academia. This workshop is designed to help you with some of the major hurdles grad students face when applying for grants.

In Part I of this three-part series, we will cover: 

  • What kinds of opportunities are available?
  • Where can you find out about them?
  • How do you get the information you need from complex grant solicitations?

Part II of this series covers grant writing techniques, and Part III addresses grant budgets. 

Space is limited, please RSVP to Melanie Morgan ( no later than Friday, September 6th

Presented by the Office of Research, College of Liberal Arts

Melanie Morgan is Foundations Specialist in the Office of Research in the College of Liberal Arts. The Office of Research grants staff helps departments, centers, institutes, faculty, and graduate students in Liberal Arts identify and apply for grant opportunities. Melanie received her Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from U.T. Austin in May 2011, and has worked as a grant writer and development professional with the Urban Institute in Washington, DC, the McCombs School of Business at U.T. Austin, the College of Natural Sciences at U.T. Austin, and at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, TX. 

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