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School of Science


On-Campus Grant-Writing Support

School of Science Faculty Grant-Writing Workshops

Spring 2019 Schedule

Each workshop will be held in the School of Science conference room (SCP-104). These workshops will be interactive discussions on each topic, incorporating resources from TCNJ applicants. All School of Science faculty members should feel free to come with questions and in-progress writing ideas.

To aid in planning for the number and diversity of attendees, please RSVP to Dr. Erin Jo Tiedeken using this Qualtrics form or by email ( or telephone (x2905) prior the workshops, if possible. However, please drop-in last minute even if you did not RSVP.

March 7, 2019 (Thursday)

  • 9:45-10:45 am
  • SCP-104

Building a strong budget for your grant

Starting with your budget can be a helpful way to identify the right funding opportunity, and can also help you write a compelling narrative. We’ll go over budgeting basics for grant proposals, and discuss what makes a strong budget justification section. If you’re tired of puzzling over budget terminology (indirect? Fringe? Allowable costs) this workshop will help clear things up. Leave with a budget template that you can use for any grant submission

March 12, 2019 (Tuesday)

  • 11:00am-12:00pm
  • SCP-104
NIH R15 panel: learn from the experts

The NIH R15 funding mechanism is a great opportunity if you are working in a biomedical field. This panel will consist of TCNJ faculty members who have been funded by NIH; we’ll provide an overview of the R15 program, and summaries of their experiences. The workshop will also include a Q&A with the panel members, so come with your questions ready!

March 29, 2019 (Friday)

  • 12:30-1:30pm
  • SCP-104
The NSF CAREER Program

Everything you need to know about applying to NSF’s CAREER program, discussion of application strategy, and tips for creating a strong proposal