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GPLL465 - Fund Writing Strategies for Masters (Thesis) and Doctoral Students

Are you considering applying for a scholarship, fellowship or award? Join us to learn more about proven tips and strategies for preparing a winning funding application. We will review the key elements of a funding application and the common criteria sought by application evaluators, as well as provide you with some tools to plan, manage, and write a funding application.

The workshop will include interactive exercises where students will get the chance to practice articulating their research and receive feedback from peers.

Note: This workshop is aimed at students in thesis-based programs.

Related workshops in the "Funding your Graduate Studies" workshop series include:
1. Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students in Thesis-Based Programs (GPLL466)
2. Fund Writing Peer Review Groups (GPLL71, GPLL72 & GPLL73)
3. NSERC Funding Information Sessions (GPLL463 & GPLL464)
4. Tri-Council Funding Information Sessions (GPLL468 & GPLL467)

Learning Objectives

After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the elements of a strong funding proposal,
2. Articulate their research to an audience,
3. Write a strong statement of their research,
4. Plan a realistic timeline for preparing their application, and
5. Avoid common scholarship application errors.

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by Pamela Tudge.
Pamela Tudge thinks of herself as part food nerd, part academic, and part environmentalist who really loves design and art that makes her think deeper about the world. As a PhD candidate in the Individualized Program, Pamela is exploring critical design as a methodology to investigate historic and contemporary domestic practices around food and waste. Pamela, has worked for over 15 years in the fields of climate science, education and the arts. She also holds a MA in Geography from UBC and a BA-Honors in Geography and Environmental Studies from the UVic.

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.

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