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CANR Graduate Research

Resources for CANR Graduate Students

Support for Grant Proposals

CANR Grants Development Office (GDO) is the central processing area for all sponsored research grant and contract proposals within the college.  The GDO serves as a liaison between CANR graduate students who are submitting sponsored proposals and fellowships that require the Office for Sponsored Programs approval.  The GDO provides advice and assistance with budget preparation, interpretation of sponsor guidelines and government regulations, and electronic proposal submission.

NIH Grant Writing Tips

Funding Opportunities

External grants, fellowships, teaching assistantships, scholarships, and departmental awards are some of the ways graduate students may find financial support for their research.   Possible funding sources includes:

Speaker/Seminar Series

There are many learning opportunities for students through CANR and Department sponsored seminars.  Seminars showcase prominent researchers, faculty and student on current topics related to agriculture, resource economics, nutrition and health. 

Additional Links

University of Connecticut Graduate School

Whetten Graduate Center

438 Whitney Road Extension

Storrs, CT  06269-1152



News and Events


Graduate Student Reseach Forum

Save the date: Satuday, March 24th

9am - 3pm Laurel Hall




How to Join a Multistate Project

Instructions to join a Multistate Project   - Link to directions for viewing project proposals and for creating an Appendix E to authorize participation by your scientist(s) /specialist(s) in the above proposed projects. 

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