The Office of Research will be hosting free National Science Foundation webinars, themed “Proposal Preparation Basics 1 & 2″ on Tuesday, September 14, 2010. The schedule for the day is below. All sessions will be held in the Office of Research Seminar Room, 530 French Hall, and are free to all interested faculty and staff.
NSF Proposal Preparation Basics, Part 1 (90 minutes) 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
This first session will provide an introduction to the National Science Foundation, its mission, organization and overarching policy requirements. We will also delve into the proposal preparation process as outlined in the NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) including the types of funding opportunities used by NSF, components of an NSF proposal, budgetary guidelines and more.
Break (90 minutes) 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
NSF Proposal Preparation Basics, Part 2 (90 minutes) 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
This second session will cover the merit review process at NSF which ensures that proposals are submitted and reviewed in a fair, competitive, transparent and in-depth manner. This session will also cover much of what you need to know when it comes to managing NSF awards including situations that require NSF approval, reporting requirements as well as other administrative, statutory and regulatory requirements.
Instructors: Jean Feldman, Head, Policy Office, Division of Institutional and Award Support; Office of Budget, Finance and Award Management
Content Geared Towards: Anyone in research administration wanting to learn the basics of preparing a proposal for the NSF.