Insights Into Grant Related Information

This page contains presentations and discussions about writing for fellowships, scholarships, and grants.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Presentation

UTRGV Award Report Sept 2015-May2016This presentation was given by Dr. Miguel Gonzalez, former associate vice president for research, to students interested in applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

How I Got My Grant - Dr. Frederck Ernst

UTRGV Award Report Sept 2015-May2016In this interview with Dr. Fredereck Ernst, he shares his deep understanding of the grant application process. He imparts valuable lessons in this video.

How I Got My Grant - Drs. Laura Seligman and Joseph Hovey

UTRGV Award Report Sept 2015-May2016In this interview, with Drs. Laura Seligman and Joseph Hovey, they discuss they collaborative cross-departmental effort to apply for a $6 million dollar grant to establish the clinical psychology Ph.D. program.

How I Got My Grant - Dr. Christopher Vitek

UTRGV Award Report Sept 2015-May2016Dr. Christopher Vitek, in collaboration with three other universities and their faculty, was awarded a ten million dollar grant to establish the Western Gulf Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases at UTRGV.

How I Got My Grant - Dr. Karen Lozano

Karen LozanoDr. Karen Lozano discusses how she used the lack of start-up funding from the University as a motivation for writing grants early in her career. She emphasizes the need to focus on career goals and not passion as a driving force for grant writing.

How I Got My Grant - Dr. Constantine Tarawneh

Dr. Constantine TarawnehDr. Constantine Tarawneh shares his experience in building the The University Transportation Center for Railway Safety (UTCRS) that was established in the Fall of 2013 and operates as a consortium of three institutions, namely; The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) – Lead Institution, Texas A&M University (TAMU), and The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).