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grantsmanship Syllabification: grants·man·ship
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrantsmənˌSHip/

Definition of grantsmanship in English:


The skill or practice of obtaining grants-in-aid, especially for research.
Example sentences
  • The variables authorship, grantsmanship and leadership were used to measure faculty productivity.
  • The University research and technology office may have experts who can speak on grantsmanship and other related subject matter.
  • Next, education provides a deeply satisfying sense of joy for professors who are not distracted by constant demands to prove their worth or to fund their positions through successful grantsmanship.


Example sentences
  • The following is a list of grantsmen in Montana who may be willing either to coach about a shooting range grant application, or to put a grant application together for you for a fee.
  • In addition, Fanning is a skilled grantsman, garnering 11 fellowships and research awards in 10 years.
  • The programs typically cover in highlight form practically everything one needs to know about the technique of wresting grants from foundations, corporations, or government; taught by successful grantsmen, the typical tuition is $295.00 to $325.00.
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