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Q&A with NSF Fellowship Awardee, PhD Chemistry Student

March 28th

Over 13,000 students applied to the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) from the National Science Foundation (NSF), but only 2,000 succeeded.… read more

Part Two: How Long Does It Take to Write a Grant? The Entire Grant Proposal Development Task List

January 10th

In an earlier blog, I said I would provide a list to all the pieces involved in developing a grant proposal, because there is a lot more to it than… read more

Part One: How Long Does It Take to Write a Grant? In Praise of Going Slow

January 3rd

I have been working with a student on his personal statement for a fellowship application. The document is two pages, double-spaced, so the statement… read more