NSF GRFP Informational Webinar

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NSF EPSCoR is hosting webinars for those interested in learning more about the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Please join us for one of these informative sessions by clicking a link in the table below and calling in. Please also forward this onto to any senior undergraduate students who you think might be interested.

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program provides a prestigious award that supports research-oriented students in a wide range of STEM and social science fields during graduate school. This webinar will provide an overview of the GRFP and program updates for the FY 2018 competition (incl. deadlines, application and review processes) and other program activities.

The intended audience is students, faculty and university administrators, so please distribute this invitation to all who may be interested. No registration necessary. For more GRFP information visit www.nsfgrfp.org. Login instructions for the webinars are below.

Date

Time

Direct Link

Access Code

Monday, August 28, 2017

11:00 am EDT

http://tinyurl.com/yboy2rdy

743 986 952

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

2:00 pm EDT

http://tinyurl.com/ybg7pwd7

748 804 468

Thursday, August 31, 2017

1:00 pm EDT

http://tinyurl.com/ycouj77c

743 306 800

 

Note: This virtual meeting/webinar will consist of both an audio portion via teleconference and a visual component via WebEx. In addition to a computer connection for the visual part of the meeting, you will need a separate phone connection to participate in the teleconference.

 Audio Component – Teleconference:
Direct Call-in Number:    1-415-655-0002 (Use Access Code from table above to connect to your meeting)

 The meeting will be open 15 minutes prior to the start time for you to login/call-in. You are encouraged to login/call-in early to ensure connectivity.

 Visual Component – WebEx:

To join the meeting directly through WebEx:

1. Click the link (above) for the meeting you are attending.
2. When requested, enter your name and email address.
3. Click “Join.”
4. You are now in the “web” portion of the webinar.

WebEx will automatically setup Meeting Manager the first time you join a meeting using WebEx. To save time, we strongly encourage you to setup prior to the meeting to ensure connectivity. To set up the meeting manager, click this link: https://nsf.webex.com/nsf/meetingcenter/mcsetup.php.

If you cannot access the direct login link for the webinar, you can still login through WebEx.

To join the online meeting through the WebEx Website:

1. Click NSF WebEx link: https://nsf.webex.com.
2. Enter the WebEx Meeting ID (Access Code from the table above), then click “Join Meeting.”
3. When requested, enter your name and email address and passcode; it is EPSCoR17!
4. Click “Join”


Administrative Support: If you have any questions about WebEx meeting access, please contact 
Liz Lawrence at least 24 hours prior to the webinar (Email: elawrenc@nsf.gov; Phone: 703-292-8997)

For Technical Assistance:

1.    Go to https://nsf.webex.com/nsf/mc.
2.    On the left navigation bar, click “Support”.

The playback of UCF (Universal Communications Format) rich media files requires appropriate players. To view this type of rich media file in the meeting, please check whether you have the players installed on your computer by going to https://nsf.webex.com/nsf/systemdiagnosis.php.

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