7/31/2019 Nic Auwaerter

Summer 2019 Issue - College Grants Newsletter

In this issue we highlight the projects that utilized the Office of College Grants Resource Fund, explore the amazing possibilities of the Fulbright Scholar's Program, and provide access to resources.

The OCG team has been on campus throughout the summer and is growing more excited as the start of the academic year approaches!  So, as you continue to develop your plans for the upcoming academic year feel free to contact us, stop over to the Buchanan House for a cup of tea or coffee, and chat about your upcoming plans and how we can assist you.

Our Featured Stories...

Office of College Grants Resource Fund Success Stories

The Office of College Grants Resource Fund (OCGRF) provides faculty members with funding for scholarly projects that are not within the central purposes of either COG or FR/PDF funds.    


Check out the OCGRF projects by division:

Life as a Fulbright Scholar

During the spring of 2019, F&M’s Amelia Rauser participated in the US Fulbright Scholar Program, traveling to Kochi, India.  Hear about her experiences and the amazing memories she made during her journey!  


US Fulbright Scholar Opportunities in 2020-2021

Interested in applying to be a Fulbright Scholar?  Check out our article highlighting some helpful resources and updated application deadline (September 16, 2019).



Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Program Access

As you plan for your semester, remember that Franklin and Marshall provides all faculty (and students) with free access to the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Program.  The CITI Program provides a vast array of training in research, ethics, regulatory oversight, responsible conduct of research, research administration, and other topics pertinent to the interests of member organizations and individual learners. Consider whether these modules may be valuable for your students.

Of particular interest might be the Responsible Conduct of Research module.  This course provides an in-depth review of the core RCR topics including authorship, collaborative research, conflicts of interest, human subjects, and research misconduct. Case studies and video examples are used to supplement key concepts. 

You can register for access to the CITI program through their website and explore the wide array of topics in 107 courses the program offers.


Visit Us in the Buchanan House! 

We are here to assist you with all of your grant- or fellowship-related inquiries. Check out our website for more information on each of our areas of expertise. And, when you stop by, don't forget to visit Grant the OCG tortoise (he's generally in Ryan's office). If he's not in Ryan's office, he might be traveling around campus - see him pictured below as he explores the sculpture garden!

  • Grant has been expanding his horizons and has discovered that he enjoys learning about the arts!  What should Grant discover next? Grant has been expanding his horizons and has discovered that he enjoys learning about the arts! What should Grant discover next?
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