Planning and Writing Successful NSF CAREER Proposals

Dec 2, 2021

09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Virtual Event

The Research Development Office, CLAS Grant Support Office, and College of Engineering are hosting a 4-part virtual NSF CAREER Award grant writing seminar, Planning and Writing Successful NSF CAREER Proposals that will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021 and Friday January 7, 14, 21, 2022 from 9am-11am (8 total hours). The seminar is presented by Dr. Peg AtKisson (AtKisson Training Group).

Seminar Topics

  • Understanding the Basics of CAREERs
  • Planning Your Proposal
  • Crafting a Compelling Overview
  • Designing Your Education and Research Plans
  • Discussing the Literature, Preliminary Work, and Significance
  • Letters and the Rest


Assistant professors (or equivalent) who are eligible to submit NSF CAREER awards are welcome to register for this seminar.

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