Write an Effective Funding Application

Write an Effective Funding Application

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In a world where the opportunity to advance scholarly and scientific knowledge is dependent on the ability to secure sufficient funding, researchers and scholars must write funding proposals that stand out from the competition. The practical advice in this guidebook is designed to aid academics in writing successful applications at all stages of their careers. This book will help grant applicants plan and craft funding proposals that are concise, complete, and impressivea€”and that satisfy the mandates of the agencies to which they are applying. Applicants will learn how to a€c Avoid common writing blundersa€c Understand the central importance of the research budgeta€c Overcome procrastinationa€c Choose and secure professional referencesa€c Develop a career path with a view toward funding opportunitiesa€c Maintain a winning attitude that will improve the chances of success Write an Effective Funding Application details the all-important preparation stage in drafting a grant application, from identifying sources of funding and securing registration numbers to creating a schedule for meeting the application deadline. It reviews the nuts and bolts of writing and polishing a winning application, stressing the importance of logical thinking and thoughtful presentation. The book includes detailed information on developing budgets, qbeforeq and qafterq versions of proposals, and descriptions of common pitfalls that everyone can avoid.A Guide for Researchers and Scholars Mary W. Walters. the. letter. of. intent. Two categories of letter of intent are sent to funding agencies: one could be described as exploratory and tentative, the other as ... and show that you have spent significant time and effort thinking about how you will carry out the proposed research.

Title:Write an Effective Funding Application
Author:Mary W. Walters
Publisher:JHU Press - 2009-09-22


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