Presentation Title

Getting Funding for Your Research

Presenter Information

Jeff Boyd, Andrews UniversityFollow

Location

BUL208

Start Date

8-18-2017 10:00 AM

End Date

8-18-2017 11:00 AM

Description

The Office of Research & Creative Scholarship encourages faculty to apply for external grants, and we provide assistance in the application process. This session will cover (a) the resources available to faculty, (b) basic steps in the grant application process from finding a grant to submitting a proposal, and (c) the role of the Office of Research & Creative Scholarship in the application process and fund management.

Biography

Jeff Boyd brings a diverse background to his work as the Research Support Specialist. In 1998 Jeff completed a BS in psychology and a BA in religion from Union College (Lincoln, Nebraska). He later earned an MBA from Andrews University (2004) and an MA in peace studies from the Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (2012). During his MA studies, Jeff spent a year as an intern and volunteer at the Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Jeff is currently the director of the Adventist Peace Fellowship and host of the APF podcast, Adventist Peace Radio. Jeff worked for Adventist Today for three years, first as the assistant news editor and later as the managing editor. At the same time he was the research coordinator for Tiny Hands International, a Christian nonprofit agency fighting human trafficking in Nepal. While his wife, Charissa, was in graduate school at Andrews University from 2008 to 2010, Jeff worked for the Center for Youth Evangelism as the director of WeCare Missions and coordinator for Church of Refuge. Prior to that he wrote grant requests and reports for a local chapter of the American Red Cross in northern Colorado.

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Aug 18th, 10:00 AM Aug 18th, 11:00 AM

Getting Funding for Your Research

BUL208

The Office of Research & Creative Scholarship encourages faculty to apply for external grants, and we provide assistance in the application process. This session will cover (a) the resources available to faculty, (b) basic steps in the grant application process from finding a grant to submitting a proposal, and (c) the role of the Office of Research & Creative Scholarship in the application process and fund management.