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Seeking funding to support graduate studies via federal grants is a challenge. This workshop focuses on the highly competitive and prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program. Eligibility criteria will be discussed. The workshop will provide the audience with tips and tricks about the application, including common application requirements, best writing practices, building a timeline, among others.
This activity is the second one related to NSF Graduate Research Fellowship applications. The panelists are recent awardees of this highly competitive national program. Richard Rodríguez, Bianca Dávila, and Alexandra Ramos are recent UPRM graduates who went through the application process and can provide tips and reflect on the endeavor.
Seeking federal funding to support graduate studies can be challenging. For instance, the NSF Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) is a highly competitive and prestigious grant available to US citizens or US residents.
The 2021 workshop series discusses:
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2021
National Graduate Fellowships 101: Available Opportunities and Mechanics of the Applications
Panel: Sylvia Rodríguez-Abudo, PhD; O. Marcelo Suárez, PhD; Eduardo Ortíz, PhD; Ángel Santiago (recent awardee)
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2021
Writing a Competitive Graduate Fellowship Application: Finding your Research Idea and Selling Points
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2021
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Graduate Fellowship Applications: The Reviewer’s Point of View
If you are a UPRM student seeking to submit an NSF GRF application, feel free to contact Dr. Rodriguez Abudo or Dr. Marcelo Suárez.
This work is supported by the National Science Foundation through grants 1345156 and OCE-1753158. This event is co-sponsored by the TIGER project (DoEd Title V PPOHA-031M140035), ePEARLS (NSF #1833869), UPRM CREST (NSF #1345156), RISE-UP (NSF #1832468), and Material Advantage UPRM Student Chapter.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2020
Opportunities to Increase your Graduate Student Income
Speakers: Dr. Rodolfo J. Romañach, Chemistry Department & Angel Santiago López, Ph.D. candidate at Georgia Tech (recipient of an NSF Graduate Student Research Fellowships)
Organized with the UPRM College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Matías Cafaro, Research Associate Dean