National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

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To ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the United States, and to reinforce its diversity.

How Not To Get Funded by the NSF

Courtesy of the NSF Division of Astronomical Sciences (special thanks to Frank Winkler)

Every year, the Division of Astronomical Sciences receives over 800 proposals. Of these, about 1 in 4 will be awarded. So, how do you write something that will review well? Just about anyone can give you advice on that... Here, we’ll give you some tips on how to do poorly.

Tips and Advice: Science and Social Science Proposals

General Advice

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