Grant Writing Incentive

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The purpose of financial support for external grant writing is to encourage excellence in research, scholarship, and creative activities among Minnesota State University, Mankato faculty, and staff by providing an incentive to write and submit an external grant. Individual applications will be up to 5 duty days and team-authored applications will be up to 10 duty days (not to exceed 5 days/person). Financial support for grant writing time will be administered in accordance with the individual union's contractual stipulations. Interested applicants must contact the Research and Sponsored Programs office to help determine eligibility prior to submitting; a confirmation email must be on file prior to the application deadline.

Support for external grant writing is an objective of the University's comprehensive Graduate Enrollment Management Plan which aligns with University's Strategic Directions 2016 - 2021.

  • Fall Semester: November 2, 2020 - due by 4:30 pm (awards will be determined and notifications sent by the end of the semester)
  • Spring Semester: March 22, 2021 - due by 4:30 pm (awards will be determined and notifications sent by the end of the semester)

Electronically submit the completed, fully signed application to Kristel Seth, Research and Sponsored Programs.


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Information on the guidelines, forms, and evaluation criteria for the grant proposal: