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NSF Day at Spelman College in Atlanta Georgia

Learn how to effectively apply for NSF funding

November 3, 2015 7:30 AM  to 
November 3, 2015 6:00 PM
Spelman College, Atlanta

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NSF Days are held several times a year at research facilities across the country.
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The National Science Foundation (NSF) and Spelman College are pleased to invite you to participate in our upcoming NSF Day to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 on the campus of Spelman College.

NSF Days provide basic insight and instruction on how to compete for 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. NSF representatives will be on hand to answer questions and to host discipline specific breakout sessions to personally engage in discussions with attendees.

WHO: Early career and tenure track faculty
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Spelman College, Manley Atrium
350 Spelman Lane, Atlanta, GA 30314
WHY: This one-day NSF Day workshop will teach researchers how to better compete for research dollars that enable their projects. Information will be shared via lectures and interactive sessions. This is a behind-the-scenes look at how NSF works and how to submit fundable proposals.

REGISTRATION: Register online and pay the registration fee in the amount of $70* immediately, as space is limited, but not later than 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2015.

*This fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, hotel transportation to/from Spelman College and an optional networking dinner that will follow the day's program.

QUESTIONS: Please direct questions to

We hope you will join us!

This event is part of NSF Days.

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Lisa-Joy Zgorski, (703) 292-8311, email:

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