Crafting a Standout Grant Proposal: Tips and Success Stories

ACS Webinars

Securing grant funding requires more than a compelling research topic – your project design and overall proposal presentation quality are equally crucial.

Join an engaging panel discussion on grant proposal writing led by Program Officers Laura Fernandez and Allegra Liberman-Martin from the Office of Research Grants at ACS that will ease your stress regarding funding your research and strengthen your grant application. Register now to learn effective writing strategies, understand reviewer evaluation criteria, and avoid common grant writing pitfalls. Gain insights from successful grant recipients, including Professors Charlisa Daniels of Northern Kentucky University, Jodie Lutkenhaus of Texas A&M University, and Julian West of Rice University.

This ACS Webinar is co-produced with the Office of Research Grants at the American Chemical Society.

What You Will Learn

  • Perspectives from successful grant recipients 
  • Advice on developing a competitive grant proposal 
  • How to handle rejection and use it as a learning experience

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What an attendee said about this ACS Webinar!


While I have been writing grants for a bunch of years, going back to basics, and to having each step spelled out was very useful.


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Charlisa Daniels
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Northern Kentucky University

Jodie Lutkenhaus
Professor, Chemical Engineering,
Texas A&M University

Julian G. West
Assistant Professor, Chemistry,
Rice University

Laura Fernandez
Program Officer, Office of Research Grants, American Chemical Society

Allegra Liberman-Martin
Program Officer, Office of Research Grants, American Chemical Society

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