November 22, 2010

Inside Higher Ed: Tips for Proposal Writers

In Friday's Inside Higher Education, an anonymous scientist shares 10 useful proposal pointers with would-be grantees. Writing as the Prodigal Academic, she or he offers advice any applicant can use to lighten the reviewer's burden and make a proposal stand out from the verbose and disorganized.

"If you are writing a proposal please keep in mind that many of your reviewers will be reading 10+ proposals in a short period of time, not all of which are well within their expertise. I never appreciated how difficult it is to do a good and thorough job until doing it myself!"

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