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In coordination with the Grant Writing Laboratory, pre-award and post-award education on a wide variety of research administration topics is offered throughout the calendar year.  Custom workshops are also available upon request.

The Grant Writing Laboratory and Office of Sponsored Programs provide a New Faculty Sponsored Funding Orientation annually.   For inquiries, please email

The Grant Writing Laboratory and Office of Sponsored Programs annually provide Grant Workshops on a series of grant-related topics.  The 2020 Lunch and Learn sessions begin January 2020. For more information and registration, please visit 2020 Lunch & Learn Grant Workshops.

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Contracts & Grants Accounting Office are going to offer workshops on post-award management that is designed for Principal Investigators, Project Directors, Project Coordinators and other support staff who are involved in active sponsored programs at NSU.  Updates on upcoming workshops coming soon.

Grant training is available to NSU faculty and staff members on Canvas in a course called “NSU Grant Education.” Topics include finding funding, understanding grant applications, proposal writing, grant budgets, success with NIH proposals, post-award management, and others. 

How to Access "NSU Grant Education" on Canvas:

  1. Go to Canvas
  2. Select "NSU Grant Education" from your list of courses
  3. From left-side menu, click on "Workshop Recordings"
  4. Select "NSU Grant Education Workshops"
  5. Select the workshop of your choice
  6. Once inside the workshop folder, click on the recording to play. It will take about 30 seconds to load.

A course on effort reporting at NSU is available in Canvas for all employees who work on sponsored projects. The goal of this course is to give users the tools needed to understand NSU’s effort reporting policy, process and system and also, how to fulfill their responsibilities in the effort reporting system. The course consists of a presentation on effort reporting and NSU’s process, “how to” videos for using the ECRT system, and helpful handouts (including step-by-step guides on using the ECRT system). This course should be completed by all employees who work on sponsored projects, regardless if they are new or existing users. If you have not yet completed the course, please login to Canvas.

The OSP offers workshops to review instructions and processes for submitting an application to the President’s Faculty Research & Development Grants program.  To learn more, or to register for a PFRDG workshop, please visit the PFRDG web site. 

If you are an NSU faculty or staff member and would like to schedule a workshop for your college or center, please fill out and submit the following form:  Submit Grant Training Request.

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