NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
Summer Application Workshops

Fairfax Campus, George Mason University
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This is a series of “boot camp” style application workshops for 2016 NSF GRFP applicants.  Participation is open to anyone who plans to apply to the NSF GRFP competition in Fall 2016, with approval of the Director of Graduate Fellowships and the student’s primary academic advisor / mentor at Mason.  If you are interested in participating, please contact the Director of Graduate Fellowships, Dr. Kay Agoston, at [log in to unmask].  For more information about NSF GRFP, please visit the program web site.

The schedule for the series is as follows.  Feel free to bring your lunch!

Wed July 6, 12-1 pm, JC Meeting Room B, GRFP Essays – Strategies, Tips, and Insights

Thurs July 14, 12-1 pm, Research Hall 161, NSF GRFP Application – Setting a Plan and a Schedule

Thurs July 21, 12-1 pm, Research Hall 161, GRFP Essay Workshop and Feedback Exercise 


About the Program

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and Doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.



Kay Ágoston, PhD

Director of Graduate Fellowships

Office of the Provost

George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MS 3A2

Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-993-3131

Email: [log in to unmask]

Web: http://gradfellows.gmu.edu

Twitter:  @GradFellowsGMU