Grant-Writing and Finding Fellowships (PGE Professional Development Day)


Friday, September 20, 2019, 1:30pm to 6:00pm


NRB -- Bray Room


The Program in Graduate Education is pleased to offer the first Professional Development Day (PDD) of the 2019-2020 Academic Year. This PDD will be consist of three sessions. Ideally attendees will attend and participate in the full afternoon of programming.

1:30 pm – 3:20 pm

  • Foundations of Writing: Understanding grants, fellowships, and best practices for crafting winning applications

Presenter: Lisa Goodrich, Ph.D., Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

3:30 pm – 4:20 pm

Finding Fellowships and Managing Logistics:

  • Knowing where to look for fellowships (including for international trainees)
  • Meet the administrators who support submissions for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), NIH F31 and F31D (Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award, NRSA)

Panelists (confirmed to date):

Sheila Thomas, Dean for Academic Programs and Diversity, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Jason Heustis, Director of Student Development and Training Evaluation, Program in Graduate Education

Tatevik Holmgren, Assistant Director of Academic Programs, Biological Sciences in Public Health

Alex Shimada-Brand, Financial Administrator, Training Grants and Fellowships, Division of Medical Sciences, Harvard Medical School

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Learning from Successful Recipients:

Strategies for success and Q&A with Harvard graduate students

Panelists are students – from many different Harvard programs - who were awardees of NSF GFRP, NIH NF31s and NIH F31D.

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