Research Resources

ACLS [Starting Your ACLS Application]

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) - ACLS offers specific advice on writing fellowship proposals for their organization. Written by former ACLS program officer and humanities scholar Christina Gillis, she provides important information about proposal focus and the audience for whom you are writing in her article, "Writing Proposals for ACLS Competitions" 

NEH [Starting Your NEH Application]

NSF [Starting Your NSF Application]

NIH [Starting Your NIH Application]


See who is doing research similar to yours in an effort to locate potential collaborators, identify best study sections for your discipline and topic or read funded research abstracts.

OMB Grants.gov Forms

Budget Resources

Sample Proposals

Sample Email Template

Additional Resources

Qualitative Data Sharing (QDS) Toolkit

The Qualitative Data Sharing (QDS) Toolkit was created to assist researchers in ethically preparing and sharing qualitative data. The Toolkit includes a planning guide that provides guidance and key considerations for research project planning, data collecting and management, and sharing qualitative data. There is also information on the new Qualitative De-identification Support (QuaDS) Software, which improves the quality and length of time necessary to de-identify data.

Decision Tree to Assist with Self-Regulation of CRISPR Basic Research

This article includes a decision tree to help determine whether the CRIPSR-Cas system should be used or if there are options that will make better use of limited funding  resources.