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WSU Research Training

Develop Strong Proposals

The Office of Research Advancement and Partnerships offers continuing education opportunities that help faculty navigate the research world and develop competitive grant proposals

The Office of Research Advancement and Partnerships’ (ORAP) mission is to help faculty create successful grant applications and research programs. The following opportunities take place every year, and give faculty the resources needed excel in their field of research.

Informational Sessions

These weekly, hour-long classes are designed to assist you with all areas of research development. Topics include budget planning, broader impact opportunities, supplementary documents, research compliance, and more.

Find the upcoming classes by visiting our calendar. Sign up early as class space is limited.

Proposal Writing Workshops

Join Office of Research Advancement and Partnerships (ORAP) proposal consultants Dr. Robert Finney, Dr. Becky James, and Maureen Bonnefin, CRA for a full day grant writing workshop on April 20th from 9am to 3pm. Learn how to become a more effective grant proposal writer through hands-on, interactive activities designed to create desire for your project. Preliminary data shows that attending ORAP’s grant writing courses significantly increases your award success rate. Learn more about the workshop HERE.

At this time, we can only accept faculty for the workshop. Unfortunately Skype and AMS are not available.

Proposal Development Toolbox

Find helpful document templates and guidelines in our proposal development toolbox.

Pivot Training

Please contact if you are interested in learning more about the Pivot funding database.



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