Tag Archives: NSF-GRFP

Grant and Fellowship Bulletin Board

Series note:  We are pleased to launch the GradFund Grant and Fellowship Bulletin Board.  Each week we will post to our electronic bulletin board the grant and fellowship announcements that have arrived in the GradFund office.  This is a great … Continue reading

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Dilemma of the Research Plan Statement in an Early-Stage Application

I find the Graduate Research Plan Statement to be the most daunting aspect of the NSF GRF application. The GRF program is an early stage fellowship, designed for graduate students in their first years, or who have not even started … Continue reading

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Encounter with a familiar stranger at the park (NSF GRF Impersonation)

As I took my daily stroll in the park, enjoying the crisp air, the chirping birds, the sunlight reflect off the leaves, I saw a young person sitting on the bench in the park reading through a stack of profiles. … Continue reading

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Who is my funder?

I am very particular and attentive to detail. I enjoy thinking about ways by which to transform theoretical concepts to solutions for real-world problems. I am a professional with a wide variety of experiences ranging from academia, to industry, to … Continue reading

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A Hobbit’s Perspective: Strong NSF GRFP Applications

Hi my name is Dr. Frodo Baggins and I am a tenured professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Biomedical Engineering. I have been a researcher here for 10 years and have successfully advised 4 PhD students and am … Continue reading

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