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On-Campus Grant Support

On-Campus Grant Programs

School of Science


On-Campus Grant-Writing Support

School of Science Faculty Grant-Writing Workshops

Spring 2018 Schedule

Each workshop will be held in the School of Science conference room (SCP-104) on the 3rd or 4th Thursday of each month. 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 1, 2018 (Thurs.)

  • 12:30-1:30 pm
  • SCP-104
Getting Started on Your Next Grant Proposal
This workshop will discuss the grant writing process: writing an
outline, defining aims/objectives, written components of a grant,
timelines, and strategies/tips for success from peers.
March 26, 2018 (Mon.)

  • 9:45-10:45 am
  • SCP-104
How to Write NSF Broader Impact Sections and RUI Impact
Are you planning on writing an NSF grant this year? If so, this
workshop will discuss how to write an effective Broader Impacts
section. We will also review the purpose and content of RUI
Impact Statements, and look at some excellent examples from
funded grants.
April 19, 2018 (Thurs.)

  • 9:45-10:45 am
  • SCP-104
Scholarly Writing: Strategies and Support to Help You ‘Write
No Matter What!’
This workshop provides an overview of Joli Jensen’s (Professor of
Communication, University of Tulsa) recent book, “Write No
Matter What.” We discuss her strategies and tips for finding time to
write in a busy academic schedule.
April 30, 2018 (Mon.)

  • 12:30-1:30 pm
  • SCP-104
Writing in the Sciences: Principles of Good Writing, Common
Mistakes and Writing for General Audiences
This new workshop will focus on how to become a more effective
science writer. It will cover fundamentals of scientific writing,
including the most common mistakes and how to avoid them.