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Events

Proposal Writing Workshops

Proposal Writing Workshops are for COE Institutional Members ONLY. To become a member and learn more visit the Membership page.

A benefit of attending is the opportunity to submit up to three (3) sections of your draft proposal to be critiqued by individuals who have experience in writing successful TRIO grants. Links to submit will be sent by the evening prior to the event.

All registrations close by 4:00pm ET on the evening prior to the event. Once the event closes, zoom access links will be released to all who registered by the 4:00pm ET deadline.

Workshops

UB and UBMS Virtual Proposal Writing Workshop
April 12-13, 2021
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET (Both Days)
Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math Science Proposal Writing Workshop for COE Institutional Members ONLY Using group exercises, thoughtful discussions, and experienced faculty, COE will host a proposal writing workshop to assist participants in writing a competitive grant proposal. Critical areas of the proposal will be dissected and reviewed carefully with participants as well as helpful hints learned from past competitions. Program is conducted via Zoom on from 11:00am-4:00pmET on both April 12 and 13. Critiques of proposals will take place on Friday, April 16. Programs asking for a critique will be sent instructions a week before the PWW.

McNair Virtual Proposal Writing Workshop
May 10-11, 2021
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET (Both Days)
McNair Writing Workshop for COE Institutional Members ONLY Using group exercises, thoughtful discussions, and experienced faculty, COE will host a proposal writing workshop to assist participants in writing a competitive grant proposal. Critical areas of the proposal will be dissected and reviewed carefully with participants as well as helpful hints learned from past competitions. Program is conducted via Zoom on from 11:00am-4:00pmET on both May 10 and 11. Critiques of proposals will take place on May 12. Programs asking for a critique will be sent instructions a week before the PWW.

Veterans Upward Bound Virtual Proposal Writing Workshop
June 8-9, 2021
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET (Both Days)
Veterans Upward Bound Proposal Writing Workshop for COE Institutional Members ONLY Using group exercises, thoughtful discussions, and experienced faculty, COE will host a proposal writing workshop to assist participants in writing a competitive grant proposal. Critical areas of the proposal will be dissected and reviewed carefully with participants as well as helpful hints learned from past competitions. Program is conducted via Zoom on from 11:00am-4:00pmET on both June 8 and 9. Critiques of proposals will take place on June 10. Programs asking for a critique will be sent instructions a week before the PWW.

Innovation Forums

Innovation Forum on Project Models for Upward Bound
May 4-5, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
$400.00 for Members, $800.00 for Non-Members

The Forum, led by seasoned directors and COE staff, will focus on enhancing your program design by learning about different strategies and emphasizing how to incorporate required services. Participants will weigh the strengths and limitations of these approaches with colleagues from across the country. The Forum will span the duration of two days. May 4 from 12:00pm to 5:15pm Eastern and May 5 from 11:00am to 2:00pm Eastern.

Innovation Forum on Project Models for the McNair Program
May 26-27, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
$400.00 for Members, $800.00 for Non-Members

The Forum, led by seasoned directors and COE staff, will focus on enhancing your program design by learning about different strategies and emphasizing how to incorporate required services. Participants will weigh the strengths and limitations of these approaches with colleagues from across the country. The Forum will span the duration of two days. May 26 from 12:00pm to 5:15pm Eastern and May 27 from 11:00am to 2:00pm Eastern.