SD EPSCoR News
NSF CAREER Proposal Development Workshop
South Dakota EPSCoR is sponsoring an NSF CAREER proposal-writing workshop and assistance. Eligible faculty in South Dakota who are considering submitting an NSF Early Career proposal are encouraged to attend this Thursday, Oct. 13, workshop offered at SDSU’s SAD Room 104 (Admin/Morrill Hall, Room 104 at the base of the stairs near the west entrance) in Brookings, South Dakota, and virtually via Zoom from 9:30 – 11 a.m. CDT.
Dr. Kelvin Chu (former NSF program officer) with The Implementation Group (T.I.G.) will conduct the workshop and consult one-on-one with faculty working on CAREER proposals.
- The NSF Faculty Early-Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the NSF’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research
- ⇒ The upcoming submission deadline is July 26, 2023 (fourth Monday in July).
Workshop TopicsPresented by Dr. Kelvin Chu, Vice President, The Implementation Group (T.I.G.) Part I. Understanding the NSF CAREER Program
- NSF Program Overview and Goals
- The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program
- Role of NSF Directorate and Program Officers
- General NSF Criteria and Process
- Proposal development techniques, best practices, program management, project sustainability and evaluation
- Helpful Hints and Pitfalls to Avoid