Video: How to write a convincing grant proposal

How to write a convincing grant proposal

They say the world runs on money, and this is especially true for research and researchers. While you may have a novel problem of the statement and be ready to start your research, you will first need to secure the requisite funding to be able to kick-start this project. Getting a grant and funds to conduct your research is one of the most important tasks for researchers and also one of the most challenging. Limited financial resources, government policies and the importance of scientific research are vital considerations when allocating funds. This makes it crucial for researchers to present a cohesive and convincing grant proposal to secure the funds they need.

However, writing a persuasive grant application can be tricky. So, how should you go about writing a convincing grant proposal? Dr. Jacob Wickham, an editor, professor and researcher leverages his more than 15 years in academia to simplify this key process for researchers. Through this R Upskill program, you will master the art of writing a successful grant proposal, learn about the 10 core sections of your proposal, understand the grant application process, and identify the criteria used to evaluate grants. You also get writing tips to boost your chance of funding success in this session, which condenses your learning, clarifies your doubts, and helps you identify the next steps toward researcher success.

About Dr. Jacob Wickham

 Dr. Jacob Wickham, Managing Editor of the journal Integrative Zoology, is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Entomology in Rutgers University. An award-winning and celebrated zoologist, Dr. Wickham has over 15 years of experience in academic publishing and has published several papers in high-impact journals. Dr. Wickham has gained a lot of valuable experience in research and journal publishing over the years and is passionate about sharing his knowledge with researchers to help them in their publication journey.


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