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					                                            Graduate and Dissertation Funding Checklist

Professional Profile
Title/Location of File                                                                    Last Revision/Current Date          Target Date

Short Term Plan

Long Term Plan

CV

Working Abstract

Network


Funding Resources
My funding needs (options):      Title/Location of File                                        For Academic year(s)           Totaling $$$

General

Pre-Dissertation

Dissertation

Research

Travel

Other

Covering the Bases…Databases:

http://www.decadeofbehavior.org/fundsource/index.cfm                          http://www.ed.gov/fund/grant/find/edpicks.jhtml?src=In

http://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/asis/grapes/search.asp                              http://fulbright.state.gov/root/resources-for/students

http://www.gwu.edu/~fellows/DissertationFunding.htm                           http://www.spencer.org/programs/fellows/fellow_awards.htm


Professional Networks:

http://www.aera.net/fellowships/Default.aspx?menu_id=48&id=57                 http://www.ashe.ws/?page=225

http://www.apa.org/students/funding.html                                      http://www.asanet.org/cs/root/leftnav/funding/funding_opportunities


Bureau Resources: http://www.ed.uiuc.edu/ber/fundingresources.html            http://www.ed.uiuc.edu/ber/funding_search.asp


Researching the Unexplored/Unexpected
Funder Fit

Funder Evaluation

Writing Guides (Samples)

Recent Awardees

Reviewers

                                                                     Page 1                                              Seminar Checklist
Be strategic…Put it on your calendar

                                                                                                                            Funder Decision
                                             Writing Timeline        Draft Deadline for Review Funder Submission Deadline      Timeline


Open/Rolling

Summer (June-August)

Fall (September-November)

Winter (December-February)

Spring (March-May)

Organizing Your Application(s)
                                                                Sections Reviewed           First Read Date            Second Read Date

Me, Myself and I

Reviewer A (advisor/faculty)

Reviewer B (peer)

Reviewer C (friend)

Reviewer D (family)


Submitting your Proposal
                                             Name(s)                        Deadline Date                         Status
Who Can Submit (You or the
University)
College Planning for
University Submissions -
Advisor, Dept. Bureau, Business
Office
Budget

Human Subjects

Transmittal Form (Proposal
signatures & sign-offs)

OSPRA (1 week BEFORE funder
deadline)
Review & Corrections



After you Submit
                                                           Deadline Dates                                     Status
Thank Yous (emails, cards, calls, etc…)

Vigilance (watch for emails, check the website
for announcements, call the funder if past
notification date)
Updates and Planning (potential meeting
dates & status reports for awardees)
                                                                          Page 2                                       Seminar Checklist
                                                           Professional Profile
Curriculum Vitae (titles, versions, locations--back up , revision dates)
                                                                                                                                  Target
                                                                 Title/Location of File                      Current Date          Date

Academic

(This is the truer CV/vitae format)


Discipline

(some fields have a preferred format---check your major orgs)


Corporate

(Resume which may be appropriate for some competitions)

Personal Statement (have different versions for different intended audiences--you do not want to alienate reviewers)
                                                                                                                                  Target
                                                                 Title/Location of File                      Current Date          Date

Full (background, personal & professional goals or objectives)




Professional (background & goals emphasis)




Personal (background & goal emphasis)




Abstract (titles, versions, locations--back up , revision dates)

                                                                                                                                  Target
Paragraph                       Title / Location of File                                                     Current Date          Date

             100 words


             250 words


             500 words
Page

Core Curriculum (title, description, benefit)


        1                                                                           4

        2                                                                           5

        3                                                                           6
                                                                        Page 3                        Professional Profile Checklist
Network (Names of top 5)


          1                                                                 4

          2                                                                 5

          3

Writing Samples (title, versions, locations--back up , revision dates)


Papers (coursework)



Posters



Presentations



Publications




Working Bibliography (Ideally this is your annotated TOP TEN list)

   APA Citation with author, title, date, etc…                             Annotation (File Name and location)




                                                                  Page 4                                Professional Profile Checklist
My Network
                                                                                                            How Long I've              What I Think They Know (or
        People I Know                 Their Contact Information             How I Know Them                 Known Them                      Think) about Me                  Letter

                                                                                                           From years to hours,        This is the "How they know you."      Would
Just start writing names; family,   Whatever numbers and addresses     How did you meet and/or keep in    sometimes the one you      You may realize that even though you you ask,
  friends, teachers, employers,       you have, their home, work          touch. This is your "IN"       just met is crucial. Also   interact often, they really don't know  and/or
etc… once you start its amazing     mobile, email, club/organization      personal or professional         a reminder to keep in        you so may need to develop this     how many
          what you find.                    or via Jane Doe                 connection to them.                   touch.                           relationship              written?




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AERA Minority Fellowship                    X   X                               X                         2                          X                      X                                              12/1/08
AERA/IES Dissertation
Program (Post-doc and                                                                                                                                                                                      8/29/08
Research grants also                                                                                                                                                                                        1/7/09
available; and for 1 or 2 years)            X                                                                    X                                                                 X                        3/6/09


AAUW (American Association                                                                                                                                                                              Deadline
of University Women)                            X                               X                 X       3      X                                                                 X                   Has Passed          Filing Fee

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Short Essay
Ford Foundation Dissertation                                                                                                                                                                                Posted       Presentation
Fellowship (through National                                                                                                                                                                                 Yet;        Publication
Research Council)                                                               X                         4                          X                               X     X       X                       11/29/07         Poster

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Not
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Posted            Presentation
Spencer Dissertation                                                                                                                                                                                      Yet;            Publication
Fellowship                         X            X                                                         2               X          X            X                                                    11/2/2007          Work Plan

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Priority
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Deadline:
                                                                                                                                                                                                            7/1/08;
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Standard
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Deadline:
Fulbright                              X                                                          X       X                                                                        X                        9/3/08


Bureau of Educational
Research Dissertation Award
Competition                            X                                                                  X      X                   X                                             X         X              3/4/08        Work Plan




NIH/NRSA                               X        X         X                                               3      X                                X                                X         X              Varies



NSF                                    X    X   NO                                                       NO      X        X                                          X             X         X            Varies
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                                                                                                                 Page 7                                                                                    Proposal Components
                                                      Links to Funding Resources
     Curriculum Vitae

      Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume                       http://www.students.uidaho.edu/default.aspx?pid=77251

      CV Tips                                               http://www.cvtips.com/CV_writing.html

      The CV Clinic                                         http://www.thecvclinic.com/index.phtml
                                                            http://www.grad.uiuc.edu/careerservices/academic/cvs/,
      UIUC Graduate College                                 http://www.grad.uiuc.edu/careerservices/academic/cvs/CVhandout.pdf



Major Funder Suggestions &
       Requirements
     Ingredients of a Successful Grant Application to the
     National Institutes of Health, Stephen Gordon          http://www.ahrq.gov/Fund/training/grantsmantxt.htm
     A Short Guide to the Preparation of NIH Grant
     Applications (National Cancer Institute)               http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/EXTRA/EXTDOCS/gntapp.htm
     A Guide for Proposal Writing (National Science
     Foundation)                                            http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/1998/nsf9891/nsf9891.htm




      Proposal Writing

      Proposal Writing Short Course (Foundation Center)     http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/shortcourse/index.html


                                                            http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/DissPropWorkshop/sitedescription.html,
      Dissertation Proposal Workshop                        http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/DissPropWorkshop/nuts&bolts/timeline.html

      Social Science Research Council                       http://fellowships.ssrc.org/art_of_writing_proposals/




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