Texas Tech University

Training & Outreach

We are pleased to present the following seminars and/or workshops in order to promote your success at Texas Tech. Seating is limited, so your RSVP via Cornerstone will be greatly appreciated. Sessions will be held in Room 151 of the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center (TLPDC), located on the first floor of the University Library. All sessions have a seating limit of 20 attendees. 

Budget Basics

One of our most popular sessions is back! Participants will learn how to begin the proposal budget process, what to include, what not to include, tips and shortcuts, do's and don'ts. We will show you how we calculate your proposal costs to get the most bang for each awarded buck!

Wednesday, March 25th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Cayuse SP & 424 Training

The Cayuse Research Suite is available for online preparation, submission, routing, and tracking of proposals and awards. Multiple users can view proposals and edit routing sheets simultaneously. The system also provides error validation of Grants.gov proposals, and many more features. Come on over to learn how Cayuse can help with your proposals!

Wednesday, February 19th, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, April 9th, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency which funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering, receiving approximately 40,000 proposals each year. TTU receives most of its awards from NSF. Presenters will provide information on the components and format of a NSF proposal, most common NSF funding programs, current NSF merit review criteria, and other related topics. This is the session to go to if you are interested in applying to NSF.

Thursday, May 7th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Office of Research Services