Stony Brook University Office of Research Services

Grant Writing for Research

A Presentation by the SUNY Center for Professional Development, in partnership with The Research Foundation

Dates:   Begins March 7th and Ends March 26th   (Online format) 

Based on the book, Writing Successful Science Proposals* this virtual workshop outlines the components of a successful proposal and the steps to get there. Learn how to improve your chances of getting funded through fund sourcing, proper planning and organization, concise writing, collaboration, and proposal submission. Participate in interactive and relevant discussions and activities with faculty from the comfort of your home or office.

* Although the course is based on a book about scientific proposals the learning and activities are applicable to all types of grant proposals

At completion of this workshop, all students should be able to: 

• Define the types of grants available
• Find grant opportunities
• Find and work with collaborators
• Develop concise proposal sections
• Submit a proposal electronically

Required Text: Participants should purchase Writing Successful Science Proposals, 2nd edition by Andrew J. Friedland and Carol L. Folt available at or Barnes &


Meets Online Via Elluminate on:  March 7,  12, 14, 19, 21, and 26 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm;   Participants are expected to participate in each of the 1.5 hr sessions. 

What is the cost?

$200  –    CPD Members – Use your CPD Training Points to pay for this event!

$230 –  SUNY Non-CPD Members

$260 – Non-SUNY

The Research Foundation has established an RF/SUNY Scholarship Program which awards CPD points to SUNY faculty, post-docs, grad students and sponsored program administrators to participate in CPD-sponsored opportunities. Contact Patricia Aceves, in the Department of Teaching, Learning, &Technology ( ext. 2-2786 for further information on accessing CPD points to attend these programs.


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