Graduate Student Programs

Upcoming Workshops & Programs


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These programs are designed specifically to help graduate students enhance their skills for seeking and securing funding for their research and scholarly activities.


This course is designed to enable seniors and graduate students to receive information, guidance, and support in applying for the . Students will become familiar with the NSF, its mission, and the selection criteria for this fellowship. Through independent work and collaborative exercises, students will strengthen writing skills and develop a strong application.

August 31 – October 16, 2020, 8:10-9:30am, Conant 113

Undergraduate student registration: 
Graduate student registration: 

For more information: Contact Jeanne Sokolowski

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GRAD 935: Intensive Grant Writing Seminar

The ability to find funding for one's research is an important skill. This course, open to graduate students in all disciplines, provides the expertise necessary to identify appropriate funding opportunities and write effective grant proposals. Students work alone or in small groups to write a grant proposal from start to finish. Guest speakers include successful grant writers from across campus, including faculty members and staff from Corporate and Foundation Relations and the Research Office.
GRAD 935 is offered at the start of J-term and during Summer Session.

Summer Session 2019:  July 8 - 19,  2:10 - 5:00 PM

How to apply: Course enrollment through usual method
For more information: Contact Michael Thompson


Graduate Writing Academy

A Graduate Writing Academy focusing on science communication was piloted in Fall 2017 by the Graduate School in partnership with UNH faculty and the Research Development Office. Three full-day sessions were conducted.

For more information: Contact Michael Thompson

Contact Information

Kathy Cataneo
Director, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-0357

Lynnette Hentges
Senior Associate, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-2002

Michael Thompson
Senior Associate, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-5255