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Proposal Writing Tips



Below are some great tutorials for coming up with and executing a winning proposal: 

Proposal Writing: Stages and Strategies: http://facstaff.gpc.edu/~ebrown/infobr3.htm

A Basic Guide to Program Evaluation: http://www.tgci.com/magazine/03fall/guide1.asp

The Art of Grantsmanship by Jacob Kraicer: http://www.hfsp.org/how/ArtOfGrants.htm

The Research Assistant's Fatal Flaws and Common Pitfalls: http://www.theresearchassistant.com/tutorial/6.asp

Common Errors in English: http://www.wsu.edu/%7Ebrians/errors/

AAAS Science Grants and Grant Writing: http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_development/previous_issues/articles/0210/grants_and_grant_writing_index/

Social Science Research Council (SSRC) “The Art of Writing Proposals”: http://fellowships.ssrc.org/art_of_writing_proposals/

Proposal Writer’s Guide by Don Thackrey, University of Michigan: http://www.research.umich.edu/proposals/pwg/PWGCONTENTS.HTML

Why Proposals are Rejected (last chapter of guide): http://www.research.umich.edu/proposals/pwg/pwgrejected.html

Stedman’s Online Medical Dictionary: http://www.stedmans.com

Tips from Federal Agencies:

NIH-NIAID checklist: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/charts/checklists.htm#gabst

NIH-Office of Extramural Research  “Grant Writing Tips Sheets”: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/grant_tips.htm

AFOSR Proposer's Guide: http://www.afosr.af.mil/PDF%2BDOC/funding_proguide.PDF

U.S. Department of Energy's Grant Application Guide: http://www.science.doe.gov/grants/guide.html

U. S. Department of Education's How to get a FIPSE grant: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/fipse/howtoget.html

Environmental Protection Agency's Grant-Writing Tips: http://epa.gov/ogd/recipient/tips.htm

NASA's Guide to Proposers Responding to a NASA Research Announcement (NRA): http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/procurement/nraguidebook/proposer2003.pdf

NASA's Guidance for the Preparation and Submission of Unsolicited Proposals: http://ec.msfc.nasa.gov/hq/library/unSol-Prop.html

NEH Advice on Preparing Your Grant: http://www.neh.gov/grants/advice.html

NSF Grant Proposal Guide (effective for proposals submitted on or after June 1, 2007): http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=gpg07140

 

ONR Procedure for Submitting a Proposal: http://www.onr.navy.mil/02/proposal_procedure.asp



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