Summer Workshop Series Enrollment Still Open

Sign up now for the Office of Research Summer Workshop Series, June 16-July 28. You’ll gain resources and training to discover funding sources, craft competitive proposals, develop project budgets, and address agency goals and requirements. The series is open to UGA personnel who are eligible to submit proposals for extramural funding.

Attend sessions of particular interest, or sign up for all of them. RSVP is required to attend, as space is limited.

Find Funding

Friday, June 16, 1-2PM, Main Library

Get started using the Pivot database to find funding opportunities for your research and network with collaborators. Facilitated by UGA Libraries and the Office for Proposal Enhancement

Plan Your Proposal        

Friday, June 23, 3PM-4:30PM, Location TBD

Learn to decode funding solicitations, understand agency guidelines, and create an effective game plan to complete your application. Bring an RFP! Facilitated by the Office for Proposal Enhancement.

Craft a Competitive Proposal       

Note: Two previously scheduled sessions (July 7 and 14) are full. If you are interested in participating in a future writing workshop, please email

Capture the excitement and significance of your research project and effectively present essential proposal components. This 2-part writing workshop will focus on crafting a strong summary as the foundation for your full proposal. Facilitated by the Office for Proposal Enhancement.

Intellectual Property, Compliance, and Safety   

Friday, July 21, 3PM-4:30PM, Location TBD

Get up to speed on intellectual property, invention, and patent concerns that might affect your proposal. In the second half, learn to navigate IRB, IACUC, and other compliance requirements as you develop your proposal. Facilitated by Innovation Gateway and the Office of Research Compliance.

Develop Your Budget    

Friday, July 28, 3-4:30, Location TBD

Develop a complete budget that is the financial expression of your research project with the assistance of Office of Research experts. Facilitated by Sponsored Projects Administration Pre-Award.