Daily Archives: March 30, 2011

How to win government grants workshop 4/15

What, Where, and When: A daylong workshop; Friday April 15, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Suite 2600, Gateway University Research Park, South Campus, 2901 East Lee Street.

What’s in it for you: An insider’s look at the government grants marketplace and find out how to locate the federal, state and block grants that are right for you. David Bauer and Associates will teach you where the money is, how funding decisions are made, ways to develop more fundable ideas and what a winning government proposal looks like. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

To register: Go to  http://www.ncat.edu/~divofres/services/training.php.

Sponsored by: The Division of Research & Economic Development and the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.

National security program for grad students taking applications for 2-week summer seminar

Graduate students interested in national security and intelligence work can apply for a summer opportunity in Washington that sounds great, but the deadline is very short.  The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) National Security Analysis & Intelligence Summer Seminar (NSAISS) is accepting applications through next Sunday, April 3, for a two-week residential summer program in Washington, July 10-22, 2011.

Participants will be introduced to the business of intelligence and will interact with senior officials, current intelligence analysts, and private sector experts to explore intelligence disciplines, methodologies, and substantive topics through a curriculum of lectures, panels, case studies, simulations, and site visits to agencies.   Program participants will receive accommodations, living expenses, and transportation to/from Washington D.C. and to all program activities.

Program participants must be U.S. citizens, interested in intelligence careers, and currently enrolled university graduate students or exceptional graduating seniors with proven plans for ongoing graduate study in Fall 2011.   For more information about the program, eligibility and application, visit www.orau.org/nsaiss.  The program is administered by Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.