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researchers and Scholars


Whether you are doing research in the health sciences, the social sciences and humanities, or the natural sciences and engineering, these podcasts are for you. Includes advice on compiling nominations for awards, prizes, fellowship and scholarships.

Creative Artists


This series of podcasts was developed specifically for all creative artists, including writers, musicians, composers, performers.  visual artists, and those working in the media arts.

This series of podcasts will prepare you to

Write a really Effective
Funding Application.

Mary W. Walters


Mary W. Walters has worked as awards facilitator at the University of Saskatchewan and was a founding member of the board of the Alberta Foundation for the Literary Arts. She has served on review panels for grants and prizes for several agencies, including for The Canada Council.


As a freelance writer and editor for more than 25 years, Mary has worked with researchers and scholars in Canada, the USA and overseas, helping them to write successful applications and nominations for grants, chair positions, awards and fellowships.


Learn Grant writing strategies that will put you ahead of the competition!


Non-Profit Organizations and Community Groups


Whether you are raising money for your Little League baseball team, or looking for funding support for a project as an employee of a national gallery, this series of podcasts is for you.