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Annual Grantsmanship Awards Ceremony

Every year, our sister department hosts the Annual Grantsmanship Awards Ceremony to celebrate grant writing efforts across the University. This year is no different!

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JCSU Government Grant Writing Mentorship Program for Faculty

If you are a faculty member who has wanted mentorship in receiving funding for your research (and beyond), apply for the JCSU Government Grant Writing Mentorship Program, which is a program from the Office of Sponsored Programs within our division, Government Sponsored Programs and Research.

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Statistics Bootcamp for Students

Held virtually, the Increasing Statistical Preparation for Underrepresented Undergraduates program will take place from June 7, 2021 РJuly 30, 2021. The program will accept female students from underrepresented groups, and from all disciplines (preference given to first year students) who have a GPA of at least 3.0. Selected students will receive a $4000 stipend.  The deadline to submit an application is rolling. If selected, please share that good news with Dr. Tara Bengle, tsbengle@jcsu.edu so that we can feature you on the website.

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Research Skill Development Framework

Johnson C. Smith University faculty and staff provided feedback on the JCSU Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for 2017-2022. As a result of that participation, the theme for the 2017-2022 JCSU Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) is Cultivating a Culture and Curriculum for Undergraduate Research.

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Smith Institute Supports Participation at Posters on the Hill 2021

Dr. Diane Bowles, Vice President of Government Sponsored Programs and Research and Executive Director of Smith Institute for Applied Research has announced full support for students and faculty mentors in their participation at the virtual 2021 Posters on the Hill.

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How to Write a Research Abstract

If you have ever wanted to learn how to write a research abstract, Smith Institute for Applied Research has developed a video specifically for this purpose.

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Smith Institute & the GSPAR Division Welcome Dr. Erika Dugo to the Team

Smith Institute for Applied Research and the Office of Sponsored Programs is pleased to welcome Dr. Erika Dugo to the division of Government Sponsored Programs (GSPAR) at JCSU.

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Graduate School Workshop Series

Want to learn more about graduate school? Not sure what it takes to get in? Join our virtual workshop series to learn more!

Smith Institute for Applied Research will host the virtual Graduate School Workshop Series to prepare students for the graduate school application process, and will take place at different times to accommodate student schedules:

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Dr. Rhonda Bibbs Accepted into Grants Development Institute

Smith Institute would like to congratulate Dr. Rhonda Bibbs, Assistant Professor in Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and former Smith Institute Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) Fellow on her acceptance to the Office of Sponsored Programs’ Grant Development Institute (GDI)!

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Funding for NCUR Conference Participation

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is hosting a virtual conference, the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), which will allow students to practice the skills that will help to advance in their careers after graduation. The virtual NCUR @ Home event will take place April 12-14 2021. Smith Institute for Applied Research encourages students to submit an abstract by the December 1st deadline for standard registration. Interested students should follow the steps below:

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