LSU CxC NSF Graduate Fellowship Workshop

7 October 2010

The Center for Community Engagement, Learning and Leadership (CCELL), and Communication Across the Curriculum (CxC) present The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship Workshop. The NSF Graduate Fellowship is a prestigious three-year grant that provides a student with $30,000/yr stipend and a $10,500/yr tuition allowance for graduate study.

If you are a senior or first-year graduate student in science, engineering, mathematics, or related disciplines (details and eligibility requirements), you should consider applying for the Fellowship. President Obama has been increasing funding for these fellowships, and your chances of success are higher than ever.

The application process is involved, but luckily, there are on-campus experts who will arm you with tools to optimize your chances for success, including:

The workshop will consist of two sessions:

  1. Thursday, October 7, 4:30 - 6 pm, Room 143 Coates Hall: proposal writing basics, information about applying, brief overview of the evaluation process
  2. Tuesday, November 9, 4:30 - 6 pm, Room 143 Coates Hall: evaluating and scoring of fellowship applications, critique of your application

NOTE: You can attend the first session only, but you should come to second (November 9) session only if you attended the first (October 7) session. We strongly recommend that you make use of a faculty advisor to assist you in critiquing your application.

Hope to see you there! Contact if you have any questions.