|Event Title||NSF Graduate Research Fellowships: Enhancing your Competitiveness|
|Location||Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.|
|Sponsor||The Graduate School|
|Date/Time||09/05/2012 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM|
In this workshop presented by Dr. Ashalla Freeman and other NSF GRFP reviewers, you will learn about the NSF GRFP application process and what reviewers are looking for in your application. A panel of application reviewers and fellowship awardees will share their insights about developing and reviewing competitive applications. Of the students who attended this workshop last year, 3 won NSF GRFs and 4 were awarded honorable mentions. Workshop attendees who choose to apply for this NSF fellowship may receive feedback on their application by one of our NSF GRFP reviewers (Dependent upon reviewer discipline and availability). Co-sponsored by The Graduate School, TIBBS, and the Center for Faculty Excellence.
The prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is open to first and second year graduate students in STEM fields who do not have a Masters degree or more than 12 months of postbaccalaureate training. The fellowship offers offers: 3 years of support, $30,000 annual stipend, $10,500 cost -of-education allowance (to the institution), International research and professional development opportunities, and TeraGrid supercomputer access.