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  • Vice Provost for Research & Dean of Graduate Studies
    202-885-3753
    researchau@american.edu
    Wisconsin (4200), Suite 201 Washington, DC 20016-8075

    Tubman, Jonathan G.
    Vice Provost for Research & Dean of Graduate Studies

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FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

An Overview of Grant Writing

Presented by Shira Lowinger and Rachel Pentlarge, Grant and Contract Managers in the Office of Sponsored Programs

Description: This interactive workshop will look at the fundamentals of proposal writing in the context of a successful funding strategy. It will examine the process of matching a project to a potential funder’s interests and presenting it in the most effective way.


Wednesday, October 30, 2013

5:00-6:30pm

T&E Room BLIB 115



NOVEMBER


Making the Grade: A Conversation with National Scholarship Selection Committee Members

Moderated by Paula Warrick, Director of the Office of Merit Awards

Description: Based on conversations with former selection committee members, this workshop addresses the review processes of several nationally competitive scholarships for graduate students. The goal of the session is to offer tips on building a successful candidacy for a variety of merit awards.


November 6, 2013

4-5:30pm

T&E Room BLIB 115

Fulfilling (and Excelling at) your Foreign Language Requirement Examination: Resources & Strategies

Presented by Center for Language Exploration, Acquisition and Research (CLEAR)

Description: In this workshop we will review the language requirements currently in place for the different areas of graduate study and the best ways for you to prepare to demonstrate the required proficiency. We’ll start by specifically discussing what is entailed by the required proficiency examination and how to tailor your prep efforts to address the exam’s demands. We will then utilize a standardized instrument to so you can individually determine your foreign language experience and capabilities and have a clear idea of where you stand in regard to the required proficiency. For those planning on starting a new language or brushing up on a language you have not revisited for some time, we will discuss strategies specific to language study as well as the resources available to you on the AU campus.


Wednesday, November 13, 2013

4:00-5:00pm

T&E Room BLIB 115


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