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Ten tips for writing successful NSF full proposals from a recent panelist

Right now a lot of us are waiting to hear if we won the NSF lottery. Someone recently on a panel who did not want to be identified shared some thoughts about what makes a good proposal. 1,089 more words

Research

Holy Crap Batman! Double-spaced everything??!!!??

The “Application for New Awards; Upward Bound Programs” was published and made available to the public on Monday, October 17th, 2016.

Though many of us grant professionals respectfully requested that they reconsider, in this, the Department of Education has decided to uphold a new double-spacing requirement for all text in the application narrative, … 149 more words

Searching For Funding

You have ten minutes to win a great score on your grant proposal

Have you seen the studies that indicate a high correspondence between what students say about your class when queried after 10 minutes and after an entire semester? 553 more words

Grant Proposals

Do you deserve to be told why your preproposal was not invited?

By now everyone has heard whether or not their preproposal at NSF in DEB or IOS has been invited for a full proposal. About three quarters of us are disappointed, perhaps fewer if people wrote more than one, so had better odds. 803 more words

Grant Proposals

University Recognizes Research and External Funding

In April, the School of Graduate Studies and Research and the Office of Sponsored Programs held an awards and recognition luncheon for the faculty who have made extraordinary strides in research, scholarship and economic impact across the region and country. 236 more words

Money for nothing, research grants for free

This really is not some value-neutral fascinating social phenomenon such as the currently en vogue “academic acceleration“: it is a bad use of academic time! 230 more words

Careers In Science

Five Reasons Why a Nonprofit Should Hire You

I going to give you five reasons why a nonprofit should hire you. When you begin your grant writing career a lot of work goes into learning the trade. 449 more words