University Resources

University Resources

Help Writing Your Proposal

The Writing Center, located in 15 Nicholson Hall, helps all U of M students with writing needs, including proposal preparation.

Call or email for an appointment, or go to 15 Nicholson or 9 Appleby during their walk-in hours. The Writing Center even offers writing service through instant messaging:

Graduate School Writer's Nexus

The Grad School Writer's Nexus provides assistance on various aspects of writing your dissertation, from finding funding to seminars and dissertation support groups.

Library Workshops on Searching Grant Databases

Searching grant databases is different from a Google search. You need to check boxes with the databases own keywords rather than entering in words you think might be appropriate. Searching these databases can be a bit tricky, so the University of Minnesota Libraries offer courses designed specifically for graduate students.