How to Write a Successful Grant Proposal

This event is hosted by the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS).

Date: Thursday, November 4th 
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm Eastern Time (US) 
TopicHow to Write a Successful Grant Proposal

  • Huixia (Judy) Wang (NSF DMS Statistics Program Director/ George Washington University) 
  • Steven Kern (Gates Foundation) 
  • Joshua M. Tebbs (University of South Carolina, former BMRD study section of NIH) 
  • Ali Shojaie  (University of Washington) 

This session will be moderated by Sumanta Basu (Cornell). 

Research grants are important for career advancement.  Grants also allow researchers to protect their time while providing resources necessary for statisticians in academia to pursue an independent area of research. But the process can be challenging to figure out where to apply for a grant and how to write a strong proposal.  Which organizations offer funding for statistical research?  How can you increase your chances of getting funded?  What are the elements that are commonly found in successful grant applications? If you asked reviewers for their advice, what would they point out as being essential? 

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