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    SPIRAL The Faculty of Engineering - Grant Writing Challenge
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    The purpose of this programme is to improve grant writing skills in order to increase the successful funding of grant applications.

Duration 3 sessions

Course Type Series

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Academic staff who are writing grants and wishing additional support

The annual Grant Writing Challenge is a structured programme of workshops designed to enhance Strathclyde Academic's grant writing skills. Participants should be actively working on a funding proposal during the Challenge and will be supported to develop their proposal over the course of the Challenge.

Participants will hear from Senior Academics about successful grant writing as well receive support for writing their own funding applications through discussions and peer-review of funding applications during the programme.

 To book your place, click 'Show Series' and then 'Book Series'.

For further information please contact SPIRAL@strath.ac.uk.


Delivered By: Professors Yvonne Perrie and Bernard Conway


Participants must be working on a funding proposal during the Challenge and must have secured the support of their department to apply for this funding.

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Pre-challenge Questionnaire. Thank you for applying for a place on the Faculty of Engineering Grant Writing Challenge. In order to confirm your place on the Challenge you will need to complete the short questionnaire which has been emailed to you. This is to ensure participants are eligible to attend the Challenge and also allows us to tailor the Challenge to the participants. Participants must be working on a current funding application which they intend to submit after the Challenge and must have permission from their department to submit this application. Unfortunately, failure to fill in and return the questionnaire will result in you being unable to attend. If you have secured a place from 29th April onwards, please return the questionnaire directly to emma.compton-daw@strath.ac.uk by end of Monday 29th April at latest. Thank you

Cancellation Policy

When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk

A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.

*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.

**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.