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Training Sessions Winter 2015

Support for NSF Faculty Early Career (NSF CAREER) Award Proposal Preparation

The National Science Foundation's CAREER Award opportunity recognizes "junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations" through the support of a five-year grant award that will further the careers of those recipients. ECU's Harriot College of Arts & Sciences recognizes NSF CAREER award recipients as recent as Dr. Marcelo Sayao (Biology 2015), Dr. Beth Thompson (Biology 2012 ), Dr. Thad Wasklewicz (Geography, Planning & Environment 2007), and Dr. John Stiller (Biology 2002). 

"How to Write a Competitive NSF CAREER Proposal" WEBINAR - Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:00 - 4:00 PM

The Office of Research is sponsoring two-hour training on writing NSF CAREER proposals. The webinar covers:

  • how to decide when is the right time to apply for a CAREER grants
  • how to structure the proposal
  • how to convey yourself and your research to be competitive
  • how to develop an educational plan
  • what to avoid and other common mistakes
  • a step-by-step discussion of what each section of the proposal needs to convey to reviewers
  • how to analyze reviews to decide to revise and resubmit
  • a Q&A

Additional materials including sample proposal sections and content outlines, and other helpful resources, will also be included. RSVP with Seating is limited to XYZ




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