ORD provides resources critical for funding opportunities that require transformative, transdisciplinary, collaborative, and convergent research. ORD provides training in grant writing as well as customized workshops and informational sessions that target specific funding agencies or programs.
The ORD Clemson CAREER Academy provides a dedicated support structure for untenured junior faculty who are planning to submit National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) proposals.
ORD helps faculty develop high-impact, high-award, inter-college, and inter-institution proposals and fosters interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary, convergent team research.
ORD works with the Provost’s Office to manage applications for external honors and awards for which Clemson faculty members are eligible. ORD assists with interpreting award guidelines, developing letters of nomination, and proofreading and editing all elements of the application.
ORD compiles documents and templates to support proposal development efforts for Clemson faculty.
The ORD Speaker Series disseminates expert advice from former and current program officers at federal agencies and private foundations.