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Workshops and Faculty Development

ORSP offers opportunities for faculty and staff to learn about our services, the types of funding available, how to locate funding sources, the steps in developing proposals and project budgets, and post-award and compliance topics.

SAVE THE DATE: Bright Ideas Conference - Thursday, May 1, 2014 More information...

GRANT SUPPORT GROUP LUNCHEONS – This discussion series focuses on various grant-related topics and is limited to faculty and staff working with active grants. Lunch is served at 11:30 and the program runs from 12-1 pm (President's Suite B - Pattillo Student Center). RSVP required.

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  • March 4, 2014
  • June 17, 2014

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM - Comprehensive services provided by ORSP to inform, train, and support new (and not-so-new) faculty members.

2014 SPRING WORKSHOPS - REGISTER HERE by using the My Training website: http://mytraining.sfasu.edu:8080/

Internal Funding 
Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 2:00-3:00 pm
Wyatt Room, Ralph W. Steen Library, 1st floor

This session provides an overview of the 2 internal funding programs: Faculty Research Grants and Minigrants. Learn about recent revisions to these programs that allow more options for faculty and decrease the wait time between applications and awards. Eligibility requirements, application instructions and competition deadlines will be covered in this session. Seats available: 25

Steps to Submitting a Grant at SFA 
Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 2:00-3:00 pm
Wyatt Room, Ralph W. Steen Library, 1st floor

Did you know all grants submitted on behalf of the university (no matter the value, $5 or $50 million) must recieve institutional approval prior to submission? This session details the internal processes and forms that are required during the proposal process.Seats available:  25

Tips for Successful Grant Writing
Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 2:00-3:00 pm
Wyatt Room, Ralph W. Steen Library, 1st floor

This session will outline the dos and dont's of grant writing. Learn how to develop for your grant concept, the difference between a good and bad abstract, and reviewer's pet peeves. All you need to know to help write a winning proposal! Seats available: 25

Budget Development and Management 
Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 2:00-3:00 pm
Wyatt Room, Ralph W. Steen Library, 1st floor

Learn how to develop and manage a budget that meets both sponsor and university requirements. This session will cover salary, fringe benefit calculation, capital outlay and more. Also covered are SFA's guidelines for items such as matching/cost sharing and faculty compensation. Seats available: 25

Workshops and Training Opportunities Provided by Other Entities
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