From the Back Cover
Develop grant proposals that will be funded!
Grant Writing in Higher Education: A Step-by-Step Guide is a practical resource that will help you develop effective grant proposals. In this book, Henson identifies different attitudes that prevent serious grant writers from writing effective proposals, as well as positive attitudes that are key in moving proposals toward acceptance.
Grant Writing in Higher Education: A Step-by-Step Guide gives you the tools you need to be a successful grant writer by taking you step by step through the process.
- Offers guidance and examples to prepare you to add unique features that make your proposal stand out and catch the attention of the reviewers.
- A section on Preparing Budgets shows you how to prepare budgets that will impress the reviewer and also how to test a budget to ensure that it is reasonable and sound.
- A Funding Sources section directs you to the best sources available anywhere for locating funding agencies.
Ken Henson is dean of the School of Education at The Citadel. He initiated collaborative grants with the University of Alabama Physics Department that beat the competition four consecutive years. He was collaborator on two grants that totaled over $100 million. His clearly written proposals and manuscripts have earned state and national awards, including a Fulbright Scholarship and a National Science Foundation Academic Year Fellowship. He was named the Association of Teacher Educators' Distinguished Teacher Educator for the year 2000. His Introduction to Grant Writing and Writing for Publication workshops have been given on more than 200 campuses.