Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:00 AM-1:30 PM

Using Logic Models for Proposal Development

Many federal agencies, including USDA, NSF, and USAID, are now requiring that proposals include logic models, but logic models are useful tools for PIs planning to submit proposals to any funder. This workshop, co-sponsored by ORD and CAFLS, will help you construct a useful logic model to guide your proposal development and project design efforts.

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Thursday, February 18, 2021 2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Meet the R-Initiatives!

R-Initiative programs are internal funding mechanisms from the Division of Research designed to nurture scholarship and discovery at Clemson University by providing funding opportunities and professional development support. Learn about each of the programs and see if they might be a good fit for you!

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Proposal Budget Basics

Building budgets for grant proposals can be confusing. With this workshop, you’ll learn about the main parts of a budget. We’ll also discuss proposal budgets from three different perspectives: that of a PI, that of a grants coordinator, and that of a reviewer.

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Thursday, March 29, 2021 11:00 AM-12:30 PM


Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae, or SciENcv, is an electronic system that helps researchers assemble the professional information needed for participation in federally funded research. Researchers can use SciENcv to create and maintain NSF and NIH biosketches and current and pending support documents that are submitted with grant applications and annual reports. ORD staff will discuss and demonstrate the functionality of SciENcv during this workshop.

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Past Events

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Handling Rejection: Turning Reviewer Feedback into A Successful Resubmission

A multi-disciplinary faculty panel discusses how to turn reviewer feedback from a rejected proposal into a successful proposal resubmission. Moderated by Dr. Shelia Cotten.


Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:00-3:30 PM

Finding Funding: Resources and advice on seeking funding from external sponsors

Join us on October 15th at 2pm to learn about resources available to you to find external funding for your research and service activities. A panel of speakers will also discuss their insight into seeking funding from particular sponsors including NSF, NIH, and foundations.

Presentation Slides

October 26-29, 2020

Overview of NSF CAREER Program and the 2021 ORD CAREER Academy

It’s not too soon to start thinking about submitting a CAREER proposal, and the ORD CAREER Academy will soon be accepting applications for its 2021 cohort. To help you decide if the CAREER Program and the Academy fit your needs, we’re offering a series of college-specific presentations. These are meant for junior faculty only.

Monday, October 26, 2020 3:30-4:30 PM

College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:30-4:30 PM

College of Science

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:30-4:30 PM

College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences

Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:30-4:30 PM

College of Education ; College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences; College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities; College of Business