Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

Fall 2015 Grant Writing Sessions with Bob Porter, Ph.D.

GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP LEADER Robert Porter, PhD, has presented grant writing to leading universities and medical schools internationally. He is coming to ECU this Fall to conduct three focused sessions. RSVP early as seating is limited to forty (40) per session. Session 1 is full. For session details, please refer to this link.

Location: MSC Great Room 1

Session 1: September 22, 2015 (8:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m.) FULL

Session 2: September 22, 2015 (1:30 p.m. –4:30 p.m.)

Session 3: September 23, 2015 (8:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m.)


Start arriving at 8:00 a.m. for the morning sessions and at 1:00 p.m. for the afternoon session.


Funding News Bulletin

Training Sessions Winter 2015

"How to Write a Competitive NSF CAREER Proposal" WEBINAR Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:00 - 4:00 PM

The Office of Research is sponsoring two-hour training on writing NSF CAREER proposals. The webinar covers:

  • how to decide when is the right time to apply for a CAREER grants
  • how to structure the proposal
  • how to convey yourself and your research to be competitive
  • how to develop an educational plan
  • what to avoid and other common mistakes
  • a step-by-step discussion of what each section of the proposal needs to convey to reviewers
  • how to analyze reviews to decide to revise and resubmit

Additional materials including sample proposal sections and content outlines, and other helpful resources, will also be included. RSVP with Seating is limited to 30.

Previous Training Sessions