2019-2020 Office of Sponsored Research and Programs Workshop Series

The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) is pleased to offer a 2019-2020 Workshop Series!  Registration for each session will close one week prior to the scheduled session.  Space for each event is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.  If refreshments will be available for a session, it is denoted below. If you have special dietary needs, please indicate during the registration process.

Questions?  Please feel free to contact Ron Fleischmann, Director of OSRP (fleischmann@hope.edu).  

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowships

Rachel Bernard of ACLS will provide an overview of ACLS Fellowships, which provide six to twelve months of salary to researchers in support of projects in the humanities and related social sciences. This session is a part of the Grants Resource Center webinar series. 

Date/Time: Thursday 14 November 2019, 2 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Schaap 2002
Registration: Registration Form closes on Thursday 7 November 2019
Refreshments: Light refreshments will be available.

National Science Foundation (NSF) and the 2020 Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG)

Considering an application to the National Science Foundation in 2020?  Changes are coming to proposal preparation in January.  This session will provide a high-level overview of NSF and key changes coming for 2020. 

Date/Time: Wednesday 4 December 2019, 12 pm – 1 pm
Location: Martha Miller 226
Registration: Registration Form closes on Wednesday 27 November 2019
Refreshments: Lunch will be provided.

Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae (SciENcv)

In 2020, applicants to the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health will be required to utilize SciENcv for proposals.  This session will provide you with an overview of the system, how to navigate and create a sponsor-compliant biographical sketch and current and pending support for proposals, and answer questions.  This may also be of interest to students pursuing masters or PhDs in research after Hope. 

Date/Time: Wednesday 5 February 2020, 2 pm – 3 pm
Location: Schaap 3002 Computer Lab
Registration: Registration Form closes on Wednesday 29 January 2020

SPIN/SMARTS

These sessions will provide an overview on the use of SPIN and SMARTS, Hope College’s funding opportunity database and email notification system, respectively. Learn how to use the SPIN database, creating a SPIN account, and create/update your SMARTS notifications. Sessions will be held in campus computer labs.  The same session will be held on both days—there is no need to attend both.

Session 1

Date/Time: Wednesday 4 March 2020, 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Location: Martha Miller 237 Computer Lab
Registration: Registration Form closes on Wednesday 26 February 2020

Session 2

Date/Time: Thursday 26 March 2020, 4 pm – 5 pm
Location: Schaap 3002 Computer Lab
Registration: Registration Form closes Thursday 19 March 2020

Proposal Development 101

Interested in pursuing external funding in support of your research, educational, or outreach activities but do not know where to begin?  It can be quite intimidating to apply for external grants and fellowships—but learn where to start in Proposal Development 101!  This session will provide you with a broad overview of the grantseeking process, developing your idea and project plan, and building a sponsored program budget. 

Date/Time: Tuesday 7 April 2020, 12 pm – 1 pm
Location: Plaza Large Conference Room
Registration: Registration Form closes on Tuesday 31 March 2020
Refreshments: Lunch will be provided.

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