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How to write a grant proposal

There are 5 steps that you have to follow for writing a good proposal.

Step 1: Agree on the problem.
Step 2: Describe how to achieve.
Step 3: Design your plan. 
Step 4: Locate funding sources.
Step 5: Write your proposal.

Please find more information at Planning and Writing a Grant Proposal

Library Research Guides on Grant Writing

Useful Facts & Figures for Grant Proposals

The following sources of information may be useful when preparing grant proposals:


A grant is a sum of money given by an organization, especially a government, state or college, for a particular purpose. You don't need to pay back a grant (unless you default on your contract). Many grants are based on need, that is, they are based on your or your family's financial circumstances. For grants that are not a part of federal aid, there is an application process, including the outline of how the money will be used and why it is needed.

Florida Tech Grant Funding

Life Cycle of a Research Grant presented by the Office of Sponsored Programs.

Research at Florida Tech

Florida Tech Open Access Subvention Fund

 Florida Tech faculty, research scientists, graduate students, and postdocs who are members of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association eligible to receive funding.DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.Also, Florida Tech  University will provide funds for article-processing fees accrued when publishing in peer-reviewed OA journals that are Listed in the Directory of Open Access Journal. Please find more information at

Florida Tech Ph.D. Scholarships

Florida Tech doctoral students and faculty are exploring innovative solutions to the world’s most challenging issues. Now, you can pursue your research, with a Ph.D. scholarship, from a national research university—home to over 34 research institutes and centers, world-renowned faculty and high-tech labs. 

Ph.D. scholarships are renewed each semester for students who maintain a GPA of 3.2 or higher and faculty approved wages funding. For more information please visit

Fully Funded PhD Programs

ProFellow's Fully Funded Ph.D. Programs - a website that helps to find fellowships easy.The database includes information on more than 800 funded fellowship programs for professionals, undergraduates, graduates, and postgraduates across all disciplines. For each fellowship, you can view related articles on the fellowship experience and fellowship application tips from former fellows.

Students can search the site for opportunities they can apply to directly, such as research internships and fellowships. Likewise, universities can search the site for federal funding opportunities to set up innovative training programs for graduate students. Please visit for more information