Week 1

Dr. Don Feener & Dr. Markus Babst

Introduction to Grad School


Please read: NSF guidelines

Read examples of NSF evaluations

Read NSF example (at least one of them)

Bring to class:
Hard copies of a) your CV and b) your personal statement from a previous NSF submission if you have it or from your grad school application. If you want to get a head start on the NSF fellowship, feel free the write a new personal statement.

Additional background on the web site:
Standard CV
Huey – tips for grad school
Thompson – tips for grad school
How to be a terrible grad student
EEOB Qualifying exams
MCEB Qualifying exams
Writing tips
Scoring Tips
Success in grad school
Coley CV