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NEW! NSF-GRF Summer Writing Lab

Event Type
Professional Development
Sponsor
Graduate College Office of External Fellowships
Virtual
wifi event
Registration
Register by June 17
Contact
Dana Johnson
E-Mail
dnj@illinois.edu
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This summer the Graduate College Office of External Fellowships will host a six-week writing lab to support graduate students in preparing competitive applications for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP). Participants will benefit from research proposal and personal statement workshops tailored to the NSF-GRFP, focused writing exercises, and structured peer review. Those who participate fully in the lab can expect to produce full drafts of both required statements.

 

Virtual lab meetings will be held weekly from 10 AM – 12 PM on Thursdays from June 24 – July 29.

 

Incoming first-year and rising second-year graduate students in all eligible STEM fields—including the social sciences—are welcome to join.

 

Interested students should confirm that they meet the general eligibility criteria and can commit to attending Thursday meetings. 

 

Please register by Thursday, June 17 to kick-start your summer proposal writing!

 

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