A CDE on Comprehensive Grant Writing for Beginners was held on 22nd March 2019 by the Research Department with the moto to ingrain adequate knowledge and awareness on different approaches towards writing a grant among the graduate and post graduates. This seminar and workshop was attended by more than 60 delegates from various disciplines of dentistry. The Guest Lectures was delivered by 5 eminent speakers, in which Dr. Ezhilarasan discussed about the roots of writing a grant, Dr. Kanagaraj spoke about the key points and structure in writing a winning grant while Dr. Vijayashree Priyadharshini highlighted the major funding agencies and types of funds available and Dr.D.urairaj Sekar gave an insight into the importance of grant writing for extramural research. Grant Oppurtunities in DST AND DST-SERB was elaborated by Dr.Rajeshkumar. At the end of the workshop the participants were motivated to write grant proposals and were inspired to apply for various funds.