A practical guide on how to apply and re–apply to the National Science Foundation, written by authors with successful grant histories and NSF "insider" knowledge
Being among the highly competitive applicants who receive a National Science Foundation grant in a given year is not only helpful to your research, but also to your career. Bringing grant dollars to your home institution is a yardstick often used by administrators making personnel decisions.
Written by two NSF grant recipients who later served as NSF program directors, Having Success with NSF helps you write and submit a winning NSF proposal. It explains aspects of the submission and review process that are not typically understood by the research community, and walks you through each stage of the process from grant preparation and presentation to re–submission and management of a grant award.
This one–of–a–kind guide:
- Addresses the new NSF Merit Review Principles and Criteria as of 2013
- Takes a practical approach to conceiving, writing, and submitting an NSF proposal
- Addresses FAQs the authors received as NSF program directors
- Discusses what you don′t know about the proposal review process
- Contains sample letters and various templates for NSF required documents
- Makes an excellent reference for grad student seminars in grant writing
Filled with tips not found in official paperwork, Having Success with NSF provides the expert guidance you need to navigate the NSF proposal process and come out an NSF grant recipient.
About the Author xi
1 Getting Started 1
2 Preparing Your Proposal 17
3 Submitting Your Proposal 48
4 Reviewing of Your Proposal 58
5 Revising Your Proposal 73
6 Managing Your Grant 87
7 Extending the Horizon 99