Advice on Grant Writing

  • Start early; many grants have deadlines, so be sure you get all the required information in by the date required.
  • Visit campus offices that specialize in helping students gain research grants and read all of their available information
  • Be clear, concise, and realistic about your budget needs, the goal of the project, and how you expect to use the funding.
  • Research multiple grants or other sources for funding; many will want to know you are looking elsewhere too.
  • Pay attention to information on "matching" stipulations, as you will only get the grant if you find other funding means for the stipulated amount
  • When writing the grant application, be sure to include all requested information as fully as possible. Do not omit any requested information even if it does not apply to you, be sure to include an explanation of why it does not apply.
  • Use proper grammar and full sentences, and have someone else proofread your submission for any mistakes you may have missed.
  • Ask someone else in your field to read over your proposal and make suggestions for additions, alterations, or omissions.
  • Follow up with email, phone calls, and other appropriate means of contact.

What's New?!

Welcome-Back Ice Cream Social

Thursday, September 15, 2016 DHC "Fishbowl"

Come join the department students, faculty, and graduate students for make-your-own ice cream sundaes from 3:15-3:45 pm.  Starting at 3:45 pm we will be having the 1st Annual Quad Disc-Golf & History Trivia Competition. It should be a great way to start off the fall semester and reconnect with your fellow department members.

Department Spring Newsletter is Now Available!

To view the Spring Newsletter for the History Department: Click Here!

Join us for the SU History Club meeting every Monday this Spring Semester

Location: Dauphin Humanities (DHC) 205

Time: 7:30pm 

For more information, contact History Club President: Tyler Newcomer Email: tn9044@ship.edu