Grant Workshops

Faculty Workshop on Private Foundation Grants

1545 Patterson Office Tower, Sociology Conference Room. 11:00 to 12:30 PM, Friday, October 31st. A lunch will be provided


There will be a grant writing workshop for graduate students and postdocs on September 18th at 9:00am 

It is being offered by the UK Proposal Development Office. 



Associate VP for Research Craig R. Rush &

Associate Professor William W. Stoops, Department of Behavioral Science and Psychology will be speaking. 


“Grant Writing Strategies: Progressing from an Idea to Funding”

This workshop is devoted to general grant-writing issues (e.g., developing an idea; preparing a strategy for proposal generation; identifying appropriate funding sources; contacting individuals at the funding source). A 30-minute question-and-answer session will follow the general session.  Following the general session and lunch, separate two-hour breakout sessions will be devoted to applications to specific federal funding agencies.   The breakout sessions will cover issues specific to applications to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

NSF Ins and Outs from a Temporary Insider

Speaker: Lawrence R. Gottlob, UK Psychology Department and NSF Program Director, Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences. Tue, 11/01/2011, 2:00-4:00 pm. Networking reception, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Young Library Gallery. Co-sponsored by Department of Psychology, Office of the Vice President for Research, and Proposal Development Office.

  • Download the slides for this talk here


Writing Successful NSF Dissertation Improvement Grants

This is a two-hour workshop by NSF panelist Thomas Janoski (Sociology), Michael Samers (Geography) and Emily Beaulieu (Political Science) from 12 pm to 2 pm in the West End Room, 18th Floor, Patterson Office Tower.

An Insider's Guide to Social Science Grants

   "An Insider's Guide to Social Science Grants," February 18, 2011, Friday, 2:00-4:00 pm, Whitehall Classroom Building 102. Panel: Janice Almasi (Education Curriculum and Instruction), Tom Janoski (Sociology), Genia Toma