Internal Research Award Application Writing Workshops 2017-2018

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:   or Phone: 734-487-2530


Below is a schedule of repeating workshops to support faculty in writing proposals for the various 2017-2018 Internal Research Awards. To download a copy of this schedule, click here.

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

Day 1 A University Research and Sabbatical Leave Committee (URSLC) representative will go over the application requirements and strategies for writing successful proposals, 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 are eligible) due Oct. 31st

Sabbatical Leave (available to faculty who have served 12 semesters at EMU) due January 31st

Faculty Research Fellowships (all tenure-track and tenured faculty are eligible) due January 31st

Workshop dates:

                            DAY 1                                                            DAY 2
A: Thursday, Sept. 21, 10:30-12:00 PM  AND Thursday Sept. 28, 10:30-12:00 PM

B:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 3:00-4:30 PM AND Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3:00-4:30 PM

C:  Monday, Oct. 2, 1:00-2:30 PM AND Monday Oct. 9, 1:00-2:30 PM

D: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 10:00-11:30 AM AND Tuesday, Oct. 24, 10:00-11:30 AM

E:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 9:00-10:30 AM AND Wednesday, Dec. 6, 9:00-10:30 AM

F:  Tuesday, Jan. 9, 12:30-2:00 PM AND Tuesday, Jan. 16, 12:30-2:00 PM

G: Thursday, Jan. 18, 3:00-4:30 PM AND Thursday, Jan. 25, 3:00-4:30 PM

H: Monday, Jan. 22, 11:00-12:30 PM AND Monday, Jan. 29, 11:00-12:30 PM

URSLA Committee Member: Julia Nims;
Dr. Peggy Liggit: Director - Faculty Development Center;