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NSF Program Directors Give Proposal Submission Workshop

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Yvette WeathertonFaculty and students will gain a unique perspective on how to submit winning proposals to the National Science Foundation (NSF) on May 22, when NSF Program Directors Yvette Weatherton and Gul Kremer visit UTA for a pair of workshops.

Weatherton, the Program Director for the Division of Undergraduate Education at the NSF, is also a senior lecturer at UTA. Her workshop will give prospective Principal Investigators an overview of proposal writing strategies to enhance the quality of proposals submitted to various funding opportunities at the National Science Foundation. It will be an interactive workshop on Proposal Writing Strategies and Funding Opportunities. 

Kremer, the Program Director for the Division of Undergraduate Education, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, will train undergraduate and graduate students on how to apply for coveted fellowships under the auspices NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). She will be joined by UTA aerospace engineering graduate student Sarah Hussein, an NSF GRFP Graduate Fellow in 2014.

The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in fields within NSF's mission. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering research.

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