Graduate Students - Education & Training for Grant Seeking

These programs are designed specifically to help graduate students enhance their skills for seeking and securing funding for their research and scholarly activities.


The UNH Research Office partners with the Graduate School and National Fellowships Office to deliver workshops and one-on-one support to eligible undergraduate and graduate students applying to the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Program (NSF GRFP) for the late October application deadline.  Undergraduate workshops begin in the spring.  The UNH program intensifies in the fall.

How to apply: RSVP to email announcement
For more information: Contact Michael Thompson at  

GRAD 935: Intensive Grant Writing Seminar

GRAD 935 is offered in Summer Session and J-term. The two-week grant writing seminar meets every weekday for 3 hours. This class provides the expertise necessary to identify appropriate funding opportunities and write effective grant proposals. Guest speakers include successful grant writers from across campus, including faculty members and staff from Advancement and the Research Office.

Offered next: June 4 -15, 2018
How to apply: Course enrollment through usual method
For more information: Contact Michael Thompson at

Graduate Writing Academy

A Graduate writing academy focusing on science communication was piloted in Fall 2017 by the Graduate School in partnership with UNH faculty and the Research Office. Three full day sessions were conducted.

For more information: Contact Michael Thompson at

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