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Getting Science Grants Effective Strategies for Funding Success by Thomas R. Blackburn

Getting Science Grants Effective Strategies for Funding Success


Getting Science Grants Effective Strategies for Funding Success by Thomas R. Blackburn

Getting Science Grants is your hands on guide to writing compelling proposals that will attract funding. Written by Thomas Blackburn a scientist, experienced grantmaker, and consultant this book provides a step by step process for writing grants to support your research projects. Getting Science Grants offers you an insider's look at the motivations and inner workings of the scientific grantmaking community. No matter what your scientific discipline, Getting Science Grants will help you develop the skills you need to write dynamic proposals and learn the qualities that distinguish outstanding proposals; write each section of the proposal clearly and persuasively; choose the funding agencies that will give you the best chance of winning support; avoid common pitfalls and mistakes when writing proposals; develop productive relationships with funders; reduce the chances of being turned down by funders; and, succeed after securing your grant.


...an excellent book, written by someone who has considerable experience as a scientific proposal writer, reviewer and funding program manager. (Materials Today, 25th March 04)

About the Author

Thomas R. Blackburn scientist, author, and experienced grantmaker is a grantseeking consultant who also teaches workshops for the American Chemical Society and other scholarly meetings. He taught chemistry and geosciences for thirty years before joining the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund as assistant program administrator and senior program officer.

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Publication date

29th July 2003


Thomas R. Blackburn

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Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S. an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Inc


Contains 1 Digital online
160 pages


Funding of education & student finance
Mathematics & science



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