Questions tagged [grants]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
128 views

Can NSF Broader Impact be an unrelated volunteer activity? [closed]

I’m a graduate student preparing to apply for an NSF fellowship and I volunteer a few hours a week working on what I think is a pretty important cause. It has nothing to do with my research or science ...
4
votes
1answer
581 views

“Significant results” vs “Key outcomes or Other achievements” [closed]

The NSF annual report asks for "Significant results" and "Key outcomes or Other achievements." What is the difference between these two categories?
10
votes
0answers
487 views

Where to find NSF Reports (For mathematical expository purpose)? [closed]

This is not asking about how to apply for funding. I just find that some NSF funding report (near the end of the funding cycle) is quite interesting read. In particular, it's almost like a research ...
23
votes
3answers
10k views

Broader impacts and synergistic activities

Since it was suggested on my last NSF proposal question, I thought I might also tap the collective brain on the question of broader impacts and synergistic activities. These concepts are still ...
67
votes
6answers
30k views

Are there examples of (successful) NSF mathematics proposals available anywhere online?

As anyone who has ever applied to the NSF for a grant knows, such a proposal is a slightly odd piece of writing, not quite like anything else mathematicians are called upon to write. As such, it's a ...
25
votes
1answer
3k views

“How not to write an NSF proposal” poster: does any one know where to find it online?

When I was recently at MSRI, they had a big poster of humorous advice on how to get an NSF proposal rejected (for example: "Definitely don't worry about sending it to an appropriate program officer. ...
17
votes
6answers
13k views

Curriculum vitae: including grants you've applied for, not received (or not yet received).

I've heard from multiple sources now that one's CV should include grants you've applied for, even if you didn't receive them or won't find out if you've received them until after your CV goes out. I ...