I heard back from Prof McGuigan that this is legitimate -
Please use the following website for NSF info: 

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Subject: 	Fwd: upcoming NSF Graduate Research Fellowship workshop
Date: 	Mon, 14 Mar 2011 15:52:06 -0400
From: 	Diane St. Germain <[log in to unmask]>
Organization: 	George Mason University

Professor Eamonn Kelly (CEHD) will present a workshop on "*Writing a 
Successful NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Application*," The session, 
which will include an emphasis on STEM education, will also address 
other academic areas.

The workshop will be held at *3:30 on* *April 6, 2011 in Research I, 
Room 162.*  RSVP to Michele Krugh ([log in to unmask] 
<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) is requested.

This workshop is most pertinent for *faculty* with highly 
promising/honors undergraduates, first year PhD students, and PhD 
students returning after a major programmatic change and two-year break. 
Candidate students should also attend.  (For a full list of criteria, 
see http://www.nsfgrfp.org/ 

GRFP Fellows Receive the Following:

    * Three years of support
    * $30,000 annual stipend
    * $10,500 cost-of-education allowance
    * International research and professional development opportunities
    * TeraGrid Supercomputer access

Visit the NSF web page for additional information: