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10/6/14 - Grant Resource Center experts to lead Oct. 29-30 sessions

Faculty and staff are invited to join the Office of Research and Economic Development at Mississippi State for a presentation by senior program advisors from the Grant Resource Center on Oct. 29-30.

A unit of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the GRC has enhanced the research and sponsored programs capabilities of four-year higher education institutions since 1967. Sessions include:

Wednesday [Oct. 29]

-- 9:30-11 a.m.: Federal Funding Overview: Insight on high priority grant programs; discipline- and agency-based funding opportunity overviews.

-- 11:15-noon: GRC Services Overview: Tutorial on GRC website resources including GrantSearch funded-proposal library, agency fact sheets and more.

-- 1:15-2:15 p.m.: How to Write a Successful Proposal: General guidance on proposal and project development strategies.

Thursday [Oct. 30]

-- 8:30-9:30 a.m.: GRC Services Overview: Tutorial on GRC website resources including GrantSearch funded-proposal library, agency fact sheets and more.

-- 9:45-10:45 a.m.: How to Write a Successful Proposal: General guidance on proposal and project development strategies.

The sessions will be held at the Franklin Furniture Institute. Please register online at http://www.tfaforms.com/336417.

In addition to the sessions, the GRC's Sandra George and Erika Thompson will be available for private consultations to provide guidance on best-fit grant opportunities for faculty members' projects. Advance signup is required.

To sign up for a one-on-one, 15-minutes slot to discuss your project on Oct. 29 between 2:30-4:30 p.m. or Oct. 30 between 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., please contact Lynn Taylor at ltaylor@research.msstate.edu or 662-325-3168.

Mississippi State research is online at www.research.msstate.edu, facebook.com/MaroonResearch and twitter.com/MaroonResearch.

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