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NSF Day in Baltimore, MD

Learn how to submit fundable proposals for science, engineering and education research

December 8, 2014 7:30 AM  to 
December 8, 2014 5:30 PM
Maryland Science Center

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NSF annually receives 50,000+ competitive funding requests and makes some 11,500 new funding awards.

NSF annually receives 50,000+ competitive funding requests and makes some 11,500 new funding awards.
Credit: Jeff Fitlow, Rice University

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Maryland Science Center are pleased to invite you to participate in our upcoming NSF Day to be held on Dec. 8, 2014, at Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

NSF Days provide insight and instruction on how to compete for and secure NSF funding for science, engineering and education research. This day-long workshop will provide background on the Foundation, its mission, priorities, and budget. During the day, we will give an overview on proposal writing, NSF's merit review process, and programs that fall within our seven scientific and engineering directorates, as well as funding opportunities that cross disciplinary boundaries.

Additionally, NSF representatives will be on hand in breakout sessions to personally engage in discussions with attendees about potential research proposals.

A draft agenda is attached.


Researchers interested in obtaining NSF funding for valuable research



Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.



Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230



This one-day NSF Day workshop will teach researchers how to better compete for research dollars. Valuable information will be shared via lectures and interactive sessions. This is a behind-the-scenes look at how NSF works and how to submit winning, fundable proposals.


First, register with NSF here, no later than Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, as space is limited. Please be sure to indicate the disciplinary session(s) that you wish to attend.

Next, electronically submit the $100 registration fee to the Maryland Science Center.


A number of discounted parking and transportation options may be found at:



Please direct questions to

We hope you will join us!

Registration for this event has been closed.

This event is part of NSF Days.

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Lisa-Joy Zgorski, email:

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NSF Day Agenda