Grant Proposal Writing Training
Date and time: 
Fri, 2017-08-25 16:16


The University of Nairobi Grant Proposal Writing Training Workshops for
2017-2018 have now been approved.  The workshops will continue to
strengthen the capacity of the University academic members of staff,
enabling them to conduct collaborative project planning and to develop
sound, fundable proposals to attract research funding.

This years workshops will also feature sessions on National Research Fund
(NRF) funding, as well as exploiting opportunities from World Universities
Network (WUN) and Africa Research Universities Alliance (ARUA).

Workshops Topics:
Overview of proposal development.
Identifying potential sources of research/consultancy funds, as well as
identifying agency priorities and guidelines.
Understanding the overall structure of a proposal and its component parts:
Project Summary
Project Rationale
Goals, Objectives, Impact, Beneficiaries, and Success Criteria
Activities, Research Hypothesis(es), Work plans: Who will do what, when
and how (including timelines) – Use of Logical Framework Analysis
Mechanisms for Monitoring and Evaluation
Understanding the terminology and steps of the logical framework analysis
and putting together a log frame matrix
Budget development
Success factors in proposal development.
Common mistakes made during proposal writing.
Communication: Basics on proposal writing, including consistency in
presentation, equations, presentations of tables and figures and
Proposal-writing as a project
Funding opportunities from the National Research Fund
Funding opportunities from research networks including ARUA and WUN.
All participants will receive a published training manual.

The first series of workshops will be held in September and is open to
faculty members only,  with a key focus on the up coming NRF calls.


Session 1: September 20th - 22nd 2017
Session 2: September 27th - 29th  2017


Send an email to <>,

1. Full Name
2. Department/School/Faculty/Institute/College
3. Preferred Session 1 or 2
4. Mobile telephone number
5. Email address

Please note that space is limited and registration is on a first come,
first served basis.

Registration Deadline: September 15th 2017.

Prof. Madara Ogot
Director, Research and Extension
University of Nairobi

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Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2017-12-30 16:16