BioXFEL NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop
BioXFEL will be holding a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Proposal Writing Workshop after our NSF site visit on May 25th, 2017. It is our hope that this workshop will give our students essential training in proposal writing and enhance their chances of receiving an NSF Fellowship Award. A registration link for this event is at the bottom of this page.
This will event will include:
Below we have gathered some useful information to help you get started with your proposal writing. Please check the information provided on the NSF website and watch the video below to help you get started.
Please access the links below for more details on the NSF GRFP. These sites contain critical information on the proposal process, eligibility, and review criteria. Please review this information before registering with the link at the bottom of this page.
Introductory Video on NSF GRFP Proposal Writing
All BioXFEL students are welcome to register for the proposal writing workshop, but not all students will be able to submit their proposal to the NSF GRFP. The program restrictions are listed below:
Summary of Review Criteria
All proposals will be reviewed internally by a panel of students, postdocs and PIs using the NSF criteria described below. All applicants will be expected to participate in a review panel.
The following elements should be considered in the review for both criteria:
1. What is the potential for the proposed activity to:
a. Advance knowledge and understanding within its own field or across different fields (Intellectual Merit); and
b. Benefit society or advance desired societal outcomes (Broader Impacts)?
2. To what extent do the proposed activities suggest and explore creative, original, or potentially transformative concepts?
3. Is the plan for carrying out the proposed activities well-reasoned, well-organized, and based on a sound rationale? Does the plan incorporate a mechanism to assess success?
4. How well qualified is the individual, team, or organization to conduct the proposed activities?
5. Are there adequate resources available to the PI (either at the home organization or through collaborations) to carry out the proposed activities?
If you have reviewed the information above and are interested in submitting a GRFP or participating on a review panel, please register below.
The first 10 students who register for the workshop will receive free AAAS Online Courses on " Best Practices for NSF Grant Proposals" and "Broader Impacts for NSF Proposals" purchased by BioXFEL for this workshop.
Please contact Bill Bauer with any questions or requests for additional information.
Thursday, May 25 2017, 09:00 AM - 5:00 PM (ET) (UTC -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada), Bogota, Lima