USC Grant Writing Certificate Program

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Grant Writing Certificate Program

Learn the skills and strategies to write effective grant proposals

The University of South Carolina’s Grant Writing Certificate program is designed to prepare professionals for the practical and conceptual aspects that are critical to the grant writing process. This four-course series will teach students how to research grants, create outlines, map out goals, and identify the mission of grants in order to execute a concise and winning proposal. The ability to locate, propose and obtain grants is essential for organizations in most industries, including: government, nonprofit, foundation, education, public health and social work.

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Grant Writing Certificate

April 15 June 13
5 sessions: 9am 4pm
Tuition: $1,322
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Tuition includes all courseware and certificate upon graduation.

Register for all four grant writing courses up front and save 10%!

USC’s Grant Writing program is designed to set-up professionals with strategic outlines and the ability to demonstrate innovative thinking to gain a competitive advantage with high caliber proposals. This hands-on training series engages students in the grant proposal process – from research to submission, and even revisions – and provides the unique opportunity for peer and professional review and feedback.

Students who complete the four-course series receive their Grant Writing Certificate from the University of South Carolina. This certificate recognizes professionals as successfully completing the formal training in the discipline of grant writing. Upon the completion of all four courses, participants will have a full understanding of the critical elements, strategic techniques and systematic methods necessary for a successful grant proposal.


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Tuition for the Grant Writing Certificate program is $1,322, which includes all courseware and the University of South Carolina certificate upon completion.

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Receive a 10% discount when you register for all four grant writing courses up front.

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