I heard back from Prof McGuigan that this is legitimate -
Please use the following website for NSF info: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=6201

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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]) 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:

Visit the NSF web page for additional information:  http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=6201