emu researchProvost & Internal Award Application Writing Workshops 2015


-Are grant proposal rejections getting you down? 

Faculty who come to these sessions have a PROVEN track record for receiving awards, because they get important feedback on how their proposals will be reviewed by a general academic audience.


Location - Room 109B Halle Library – Faculty Development Center

Register here 

Questions? Please email: faculty_development@emich.edu   or Phone: 734-487-2530


Below is a schedule of repeating workshops to support faculty in writing proposals for the various Provost and Internal Research Awards which are due in the Fall semester, 2015. To download a copy of this schedule, click here.

Participants are encouraged to attend both Day 1 & Day 2 sessions of workshops. 

Day 1 University Research and Sabbatical Leave Committee (URSLC) representatives go over the application requirements and strategies for writing successful proposals for all awards, and  Day 2 – Bring your drafts! Peers provide valuable feedback for revising application narratives. 

 Types of Awards:

  • Summer Research/Creative Activity Award (all tenure-track and tenured faculty) due October 15, 2015.
  • Provost New Faculty Award (available to year 1 and year 2 faculty) due November 2, 2015.
  • Sabbatical Leave (available to faculty who have served 12 semesters at EMU) due November 16, 2015.
  • Faculty Research Fellowships (all tenure-track and tenured faculty are eligible) due December 1, 2015.

Workshop dates:

                           Day 1                                                          Day 2

A:  Thursday, Sept. 17, 3:00-4:30 PM   AND  Thursday Sept. 24, 3:00-4:30PM

B:  Wednesday, Sept. 23, 10:30-12:00 PM AND  Wednesday, Sept.30, 10:30-12:00 PM

C:  Monday, Sept. 28, 1:00-2:30 PM   AND  Monday Oct. 5, 1:00-2:30 PM

D: Tuesday, Oct. 6 , 10:00-11:30 AM   AND  Tuesday, Oct. 13, 10:00-11:30 AM

E:  Friday, Oct. 16, 10:30-12:00 PM   AND  Friday, Oct. 23, 10:30-12:00 PM

F:  Monday, Nov. 2, 9:00-10:30 AM    AND  Monday, Nov. 9, 9:00-10:30 AM

G: Tuesday, Nov. 17, 12:30-2:00 PM AND  Tuesday, Nov, 24, 12:30-2:00 PM



URSLA Committee: Contact Dr. Natalie Dove; URSLC Chair ndove@emich.edu

Dr. Peggy Liggit; Director Faculty Development Center; pliggit@emich.edu