Grant Writing

The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Team is happy to bring you grant writing resources for the Fall semester. On this page, you can find some examples of what fellow ME students have proposed as well as upcoming workshops and events.

 

If you would like our team to give you feedback on your essays, please send your drafts to grant-feedback@me.berkeley.edu.

 

Grant Writing Tips from SPO
 

Resources & Workshops

Mechanical Engineering Grant Writing Workshop

TBA

 

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Application Workshop

Workshop | September 17 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | 309 Sproul Hall
This workshop will give you valuable tips to help you strengthen your application. Speakers will include UC Berkeley’s NSF fellowship coordinator, a Berkeley faculty and fellowship review committee member, and three current Berkeley NSF fellows. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowships are for U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent resident aliens who are in the early stages of their graduate study. Individuals are typically eligible to apply during the senior year of college, prior to or during the first year of graduate school, or prior to completing the fall term of the second year of graduate school. NSF supports fields in the sciences, math, and engineering. For more information, come to the Graduate Services: Fellowships Office, 318 Sproul Hall, or contact Michael Sacramento, NSF fellowship coordinator, at (510) 642-7739, or by e-mail (msacram@berkeley.edu).

 

COE Review

Meltem Erol at the College of Engineering is also happy to help read drafts. Feel free to drop by or email her for an appointment.

Meltem Erol Director of Graduate Outreach, Engineering Dean's Office

231 Bechtel Engineering Center

510-643-1743, merol@berkeley.edu

 

ME Grant Proposal Examples

Example 1

NSF Personal Statement

NSF Previous Research

NSF Proposed Research

Application Review from NSF

(Received an Honorable Mention)

Example 2

NSF Proposal

Example 3

NSF Research Proposal

NSF Personal Statement

Application Review from NSF

Example 4

NSF Research Proposal

(Received a NSF Fellowship)

Example 5

NSF Previous Research

NSF Personal Statement

NSF Proposal

Application Review from NSF

(Received a NSF Fellowship)

Example 6

NSF Previous Research

NSF Personal Statement

NSF Proposal

Application Review from NSF

GSRP Proposal

JPFP Proposal

(Received a NSF Fellowship

and the GSRP and JPSP Grants)

Example 7

NSF Previous Research

NSF Personal Statement

NSF Proposal

Application Review from NSF

Example 8

NSF Previous Research

NSF Personal Statement

NSF Proposal

(Received a NSF Fellowship)