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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Administration

East Tennessee State University

Grantsmanship Resources

*Below is a sampling of grantsmanship resources available through federal agencies, non-profit clearinghouses, as well as ETSU’s Sherrod Library. When searching for additional resources consider the following key words:

  • Grantsmanship
  • Proposal writing in research
  • Proposal writing for grants
  • Research grants

Sample Proposal Documents


Online Learning



Other (Foundations, ect.)


*The guidance and any links contained herein are suggestions on how to apply for external funding.  Neither the links nor the guidance is exhaustive.  There are many sources of external funding and many resources on how to apply for such funding.  Any proposal or application you submit should be specifically tailored to the funding agency.  No proposal, whether following this or any other advice, is guaranteed of success, and some external funders only support a small portion of proposals received.  

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