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Funding for Graduate Students: Grant Writing Resources

A guide to sources of funding for Vanderbilt graduate students.

College of Arts & Science Grants Resource Office

Marion Pratt, Grants Resource Officer, works with individual faculty and graduate students, as well as with interdisciplinary centers, in facilitating the acquisition of research funding from government agencies, foundations, and other nongovernmental funding sources.

Contact her for assistance with writing grant proposals.

220F Garland Hall




Tools for Grant Writing

General Tips for Grant & Fellowship Applications


Vanderbilt's Writing Studio

The Writing Studio provides a variety of resources for graduate students.

Graduate and faculty writing consultants will work with Vanderbilt graduate students on any piece of writing, from course papers, articles, and grant proposals to dissertations and other longer projects.

Graduate students can schedule one appointment per week at

Proposal Writing Short Course

The Foundation Center has developed a free online short course in proposal writing. This course is also available in French, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.