Creating Successful Research Proposals: Tips from the Trenches

May 24, 2012

A pen and a green line

“What? You have the best research idea in the world but can’t get a grant?” Writing proposals is the scientist’s life blood. Yet, many scientists are not trained in the art of grant writing and are unaware of what the granting agency is looking for. It’s time to improve your odds by creating standout proposals! Learn how to communicate your ideas clearly and effectively to win that major grant! Our speaker, Celia Elliott from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, provides expert guidance and provides practical tips to creating successful research proposals.

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What You Will Learn

  • How to get started writing a proposal—and how to finish one!
  • Strategies for proposal writing that will increase your chances for success
  • Common mistakes that kill proposals

The Fine Print

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Expert

Celia Elliott
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

David Harwell
ACS Industry Member Programs