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Workshop Index
There will be limited seating for all the workshops so please sign-up early. Further information about these workshops will be announced in The Informer , WSU News and on OGRD's website.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2015, 9:00AM - 1:00PM
   This Prestigious Fellowship workshop will lead participants through the process of applying to the top three national new graduate student fellowships- the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program , The Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship , and the National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship . It will be divided into two mini-workshops, as described below:

September 12, 2015 9am-1pm – The Writing Workshop, Pt. 1

Previous winners and WSU Proposal Writing experts will present on the fellowship essays that attendees will write. 50-90 minutes of writing for each essay part will follow the presentations, during which the presenters will individually answer questions/give writing suggestions to attendees. The first draft of the attendees’ essays will be completed by the end of this workshop.

October 10, 2014 by appointment –The Review Workshop, Pt. 2

Attendees of the first workshop will set an appointment with the panel of previous winners and grant writing experts to have a polished draft of their essays reviewed. STUDENTS MUST ATTEND THE FIRST WORKSHOP TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE REVIEW PANEL.

Eligibility requirements vary slightly, so check the given websites to see if your major is favored by one or more of the funding organizations. In addition, these opportunities are only available to graduate students are US citizens and who have completed less than 12 months of graduate study by the application deadline, which falls around November and December, depending on the fellowship.
  • -Sign Up- (74 seats left) ( 9/12/2014 9:00am-1:00pm ) CUE 202

   OGRD Database Workshop 2015
OGRD would like to provide regularly scheduled training on the myresearch database for any faculty, A/P, and classified staff employees that would like a bit more in-depth training. The workshop will include, but not be limited to, searches, proposal reports, award reports, status look-ups, acronym clarification, on-line reviewer options, electronic distribution, etc. These sessions are intended to provide training and feedback to users and potential users and will be relatively open-ended.

AMS is available upon request and you will need to have a lap top computer available for your off site training, contact Pam Kelley at
Please state your campus location when registering: example: WSU-Spokane

LOCATION: ETC, Neill Hall, 416

2015 Schedule

Wednesday, August 12th 2:00-3:30pm
Wednesday, December 9th 2:00 – 3:30pm
  • -Waiting List- (0 seats left) ( 8/12/2015 2:00-3:30pm ) ETC, Neill Hall, 416
  • -Sign Up- (14 seats left) ( 12/9/2015 2:00-3:30pm )  ETC, Neill Hall, 416
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