How to Write Successful Proposals for NSF CAREER, DoD Young Investigator and Other Grants for Early-Career Researchers
Join us for a half-day webinar workshop for junior faculty interested in NSF CAREER and other grants for early-career researchers. This workshop will focus on common aspects of early career grants, special requirements for these grants, how to decide when to apply, and the keys to writing a successful proposal. Led by Lucy Deckard of Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC, this workshop is for early-career faculty, as well as postdocs and graduate students.
Lucy Deckard presents all non-Humanities workshops. She is the President of Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC, a consulting firm she founded in 2010 that provides services to help academic institutions, faculty and staff develop the expertise in-house to identify funding opportunities, understand funding agencies, and develop successful research grant proposals. Previously, Ms. Deckard served as Associate Director of the Texas A&M University's Office of Proposal Development.
She has helped to develop and write successful proposals to NIH, NSF, the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, NEH, IMLS, and other agencies and foundations, including proposals for large institutional and center-level grants. In the course of that work, she has learned what reviewers are looking for, observed strategies that work well, and identified common mistakes to avoid.
Before joining Texas A&M, she worked for 16 years as a research engineer in industry at companies including Lockheed Martin and Hughes Research Labs, obtaining funding from DoD, DARPA and the Department of Energy. She has a B.S. in Materials Science from Rice University and an M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University.
For more information about Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC, visit their website.