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Funding Your Research

David Matty in CMU's electron microprobe lab. Photo courtesy of David Matty.

At most colleges and universities, your ability to find funding for your research program will be a major measure of your success. You need to be able to find fundable projects, identify possible sources of funding (internal and external), and then convince the people reading your proposal that you are just the person to tackle the research you propose.

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Grant writing: identifying sources of funding and writing proposals

Sources of funding

Recent, Successful Proposals written by geoscience faculty members

Tips from Early Career Workshop Alums

On finding sources of funding

On writing grant proposals

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