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Increase your chances of obtaining an NSF grant by learning what makes a successful proposal and how to navigate the application process.
Join us for a virtual training that will answer your most pressing questions about the National Science Foundation (NSF) grant process, a funding source that contributes over $8 billion annually to scientific research. By learning how to navigate the application process, you can ensure that, along with the intellectual merit of your work, you’ve done all you can do to set yourself up for success. We will cover key components of NSF grant proposals including:
- What is the NSF and what types of research do they fund?
- Is the NSF the right source of funding for your research?
- What steps do you take to begin the process?
- What makes a good proposal?
Who should attend?
This webcast is best for any faculty researcher who does not have experience applying for NSF grants and who would like to understand the process better before applying.
Part 1: Understanding the NSF
As an introduction to the NSF, learn about the agency’s mission, organizational structure, various programs, and the types of research they fund. If the NSF is a good match for your research, you will learn how to locate the resources and information you may need before applying.
Part 2: What makes a good proposal
Now that you understand what the NSF is and if it is a suitable source of funding for your research, you will begin a plan for your submission by learning about what your proposal should entail. You will learn how to articulate the broader impact of your research and demonstrate intellectual merit.
Part 3: What happens after your submission
Submitting your proposal is just the beginning of the process. In this section, we will discuss what to expect after you submit your proposal. You will learn tips on how to:
- Interpret reviews
- Meet continued deadlines
- Decide when to resubmit or give up on a proposal