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Information Seekers

Information Seekers are Faculty Who:

  • have limited grant experience
  • want guidance on how to best position themselves for external funding success
  • want to learn about grant-seeking strategies and processes
Information Seeker Incentive
  • Scholars may request a graduate research assistant during the Spring 2019 semester to assist with program-related activities and deliverables, as well as current research projects.
  • These GRAs will be funded by the College and are subject to availability.
Information Seeker Timeline

Information Seekers commit to attending the following workshop sessions and

completing the identified deliverables:

Date Time Location Workshop Topic
February 1 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ED 1028



Why External Funding?

Effective Use of Graduate Research Assistants

March 1 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

ED 1028

Developing a Research Agenda for External Funding
April 5 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

ED 1028

Research Development Strategies

Crafting Your Elevator Pitch

May 3 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

ED 1028

Finding Funding
  August 23 Deliverables: Draft Elevator Pitch and Draft Five-Year Scholarship & Research Plan
September 6 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

ED 1028

Elevator Pitch and Research Plan - Sharing and Feedback

Introduction to BioSketches




Offices, Resources, and Processes at Texas State

Individual Meetings with COERO

November 1 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

ED 1028

How to Read an RFP and Develop a Plan to Submit
November 22 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

ED 1028

Post-Award Grant Management

Celebration Lunch


  December 20 Deliverables: Elevator Pitch, Five-Year Scholarship & Research Plan and BioSketch