If you're a graduate student or plan to go into research or higher education, you likely already know how critical your grant-writing skills are.

They may mean the difference between Top Ramen and actual food in grad school- and will give you the freedom to explore any research that intrigues you, rather than being forced to just be a part of another researcher's work.

Resources for grant-writing:

The Art of Writing Proposals: Some Candid Advice for Applicants to Social Science Research Council Competitions

How to Win a Graduate Fellowship