Intro to Grant Writing. Hannah Roberts, PsyD Marie Shaw, PhD. Objectives. (1) D escribe how a grant may benefit your professional development and your department/institution. (2) D iscuss some grant opportunities available for Student Affairs Professionals.
Hannah Roberts, PsyD
Marie Shaw, PhD
(1) Describe how a grant may benefit your professional development and your department/institution.
(2) Discuss some grant opportunities available for Student Affairs Professionals.
(3) Prepare to use a needs assessment, collaborate with campus partners, and write effective grant objectives.
(4) Explore common mistakes of grant writing and identify ways to avoid them.
Data collection from your department and larger University:
*Tell your story! Be sure to incorporate both quantitative and qualitative data.
Link objectives back to a clear and comprehensive needs assessment.
Problems with significance
Problems with approach
Problems with innovation
Problems with investigator
Problems with environment
Keep it simple, with realistic outcome expectations.
Collaborate with others.
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National Institute of Mental Health Grant Writing and Approval Process. Available at: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/funding/grant-writing-and-application-process/index.shtml