External Funding Support and Proposal Review

The Willson Center provides monthly updates regarding internal and external deadlines through email news announcements to faculty and also features upcoming deadlines on the Willson Center home page. Links to major funding deadlines and external fellowships are provided below.

The Willson Center offers support in proposal review and preparation, and periodically provides proposal writing workshops. Suggested proposal review timelines are provided below.

 

Matching Support

The Willson Center offers matching fund support to faculty applying to external agencies on a case by case basis. In the past, the Willson Center has successfully supported grants from funding agencies such as the Face Foundation, The John Templeton Foundation, and the Georgia Humanities Council. Please contact the Willson Center if you would like to discuss a potential project.

 

External Proposal Review

The Willson Center will provide support in proposal review and preparation. Proposals should be submitted to wcha@uga.edu based on the timelines provided below.

 

External fellowship submissions (submit directly to fellowship sponsor – unless sponsor funds through UGA)

  • Two months before deadline
    • Begin drafting proposal and notify department and Willson Center of intent to apply
  • Four weeks before deadline
    • Submit draft to WC for internal or external peer review
  • Two weeks before deadline
    • Review/s provided to applicant

 

Project or program proposal submissions (submit through UGA Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA))

  • Three months before deadline
    • Notify department and Willson Center of intent to apply. Begin drafting proposal.
    • WC verifies eligibility and provides contact information for NEH program officer or other contact
    • WC verifies SPA grants officer for department and provides to PI
  • Six weeks before deadline
    • PI submits proposal narrative to WC for internal or external peer review
  • Three weeks before deadline
    • WC provides review/s to applicant
  • Two weeks before deadline
    • PI submits final draft to UGA SPA officer for review and submission instructions.

 

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