NSF's New Rules for Graduate Student Proposals

QIPSR sponsored a workshop on NSF graduate student proposals on Friday, November 22nd from 11:30-12:45. 
The focus of the workshop is on NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRIG) and NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP), as well as other funding sources. Click on the hyperlinks below to view the slides for the presentations (more coming!). 
  • Tom Janoski (Sociology, QIPSR Dir.) provided an overview of the various programs and websites, the nature of each grant and fellowship, and some insights on the review process for DDRIGs in Sociology, on which Sociology PhD student, Sara Compion, described her experiences.
  • Mary Boulton (A&S Grants Officer) described the A&S procedures on Fastlane in addition to some of the new budgetary rules that allow for compensation for individuals doing secondary analysis of data sets from their home campus.
  • Christia Brown (Psychology) described various strategies for successful applications to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP), along with the experiences of a PhD student in Psychology.
  • Finally, Mark Peffley (Political Science) described the serious implications of some of the recent rules changes for NSF's Political Science program.