The $1,000,000 STEM Seminar: Applying for the NSF GRFP
PART 2 Funding Your Graduate Education
Saturday, September 15, 2018 · 10 AM - 3 PM
Each NSF GRFP Fellowship is worth more than $100,000. Our speakers have helped to produce several winners. You can be one of them!
The session is open to all undergraduate students, and first and second-year graduate students.
The session will be divided into two days, the PART 1 will be hosted on August 18, 2018, at 12:10 PM. For more information please visit:
This is the Part 2 session which is divided into two mini-workshops.
Mini workshop 1:
"Funding Your Graduate Education" seminar
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This seminar includes general information about funding for graduate school and a variety of fellowships will be shared. Most of the content will focus on US funding for students in STEM fields. Since most of the fellowships are from the government, they might be limited to US citizens.
Breakfast will be provided.
"NSF Fastlane session"
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The coaches will guide the students in the application for the GRFP funding (how to access the application website and create an account, giving feedback about application essays, etc.), for this part of the workshop, it's required to bring your laptop and charger.
Lunch is reserved for attendees who stay and work on their application with the coaches
List of fields who can apply for the GRFP:
About our Speakers:
Dr. Frances Carter-Johnson, Data Scientist, National Science Foundation
Dr. Patricia Ordoñez, Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras
Dr. Lola Brown, Assistant Dean for Research at Weill Cornell Medicine, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, City College of New York (CCNY)