Category: Resources

GSG Hosts Grant Writing Seminar

As a student or a researcher, a necessary component of your work is applying for a multitude of grants to obtain funding for future projects. Peter Larson, the Director of Research Development at Michigan Tech, will be conducting a seminar on Grant Writing from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 12) via Zoom.

Larson specializes in creating effective grant and research proposals, particularly in the non-technical proposal sections that researchers often struggle with.

Please send any topics or questions you wish to see discussed to gsg-prodev@mtu.edu so we can structure the seminar to better suit your needs. Those who participate in the seminar will get a chance to enter a raffle draw.

by Graduate Student Government


GSG Hosts Grant Writing Webinar

As a student or a researcher, a necessary component of your work is applying for a multitude of grants to obtain funding for future projects. Peter Larson, director of research development at Michigan Tech, will conduct a seminar on Grant Writing from 4 to 5  p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12 via Zoom.

Larson specializes in creating effective grant and research proposals, particularly in the non-technical proposal sections that researchers often struggle with. Please send any topics or questions you wish to see discussed to gsg-prodev@mtu.edu so we can structure the seminar to better suit your needs.

Those who participate in the seminar will get a chance to enter a raffle draw. Space is not really limited but just so we know how many students to expect, be sure to register.

by Graduate Student Government


NSF GRFP Workshop Announcement from Michigan Tech Grad School

Dear graduate students:

The Graduate School is offering support services to assist graduate students in applying for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program, including workshops and one-on-one writing support. Fellowship recipients earn an annual stipend of $34,000 from this prestigious NSF program.

Applications are due to the NSF between Oct. 19 – 22, depending on your discipline.

Workshop 1:

  • Overview and tips from a former NSF program manager
  • When: 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4th
  • Presenter: Pushpalatha Murthy 
  • Meeting link: Make sure to sign in with your MTU account before joining the meeting to be admitted. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android

Workshop 2:

  • Crafting your statements: Content and organization
  • When: 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept.
  • Presenter: Sarah Isaacson
  • Zoom meeting link: Make sure to sign in with your MTU account before joining the meeting to be admitted. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android

Personalized support:

  • Workshop participants will receive support via an NSF GRFP Canvas Course as well as individualized writing support from qualified staff members on application drafts. Click here for more details. Questions? Contact Sarah Isaacson, NSF GRFP Support Coordinator.