Prof. Devel.: Webinar: Two-Part Series on Grants (ASEEES)

Dates of Webinar: Thursday, Feb. 16, 2:00-3:00 pm ET & Thursday, Feb. 23, 2:00-3:00 pm ET


Working with our committees, members and other organizations, ASEEES offers webinars throughout the year to help members engage in professional development by providing information on research methodologies and sources, teaching methods and resources, publishing, funding, and careers in and outside academia.

2017 Webinar Series

Two-Part Series on Grants, presented by Amanda Jeanne Swain, executive director of the Humanities Commons at UC Irvine. In her position, Swain provides training and mentoring for faculty and graduate students in developing research and grant proposals. She oversees faculty research support services such as research clusters, research residencies and School-based centers. Amanda co-leads Humanities Out There Public Fellows, an internship program for humanities PhD students, along with coordinating School-wide graduate professional development programming. Swain holds a PhD in History and a Master’s degree in International Studies from the University of Washington.

Finding Grants for Your Research Project: Thursday, Feb. 16, 2:00-3:00 pm ET

The first step in getting grants is finding funding sources that match your research needs and areas of scholarship. Amanda Swain will provide strategies for identifying potential funding sources, determining best fit, and organizing the application process. The webinar will focus on funding resources for graduate students and early career scholars.

Structuring Your Grant Proposal: Thursday, Feb. 23, 2:00-3:00 pm ET

Grant reviewers typically read a lot of proposals in a short period of time. How can a grant proposal best communicate the value of your project and how it fulfills the grant-makers’ criteria and priorities? Amanda Swain will discuss best practices for structure a project narrative that showcases your scholarship and recognizes that funders have their own goals in grant-making

To register, please go to the ASEEES Member Site.