How hard is it to get NSF fellowship?
Well, admittedly, it’s not easy. The NSF is highly competitive. Hell, this last year alone there were more than 13,000 applicants, of which only 2,000 were selected to receive the fellowship.
How do I find GRFP?
To be eligible for the NSF GRFP, you must:
- be a US citizen, US national, or permanent resident.
- intend to pursue a research-based Master’s or Ph.
- be enrolled in an eligible program at an accredited United States graduate institution, with a US campus, by fall following selection.
How many people apply for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship?
The GRFP supports over 100 subfields. For the 2020 competition, NSF received over 13,000 applications and made approximately 2,000 fellowships offers.
How competitive is NSF CAREER?
As one might imagine, because it is so prestigious and relatively long-lasting, getting it is very competitive. The funding rate is approximately 14% to 24% depending on the directorate. If you think you might be interested in applying, you first need to be sure that you are eligible.
How many times can you apply for NSF Career Award?
There are no restrictions or limits. An eligible Principal Investigator may submit only one CAREER proposal per annual competition.
How prestigious is NSF CAREER Award?
If received, the grant’s five years of funding serves as a foundation for a young professor’s research program. As one might imagine, because it is so prestigious and relatively long-lasting, getting it is very competitive. The funding rate is approximately 14% to 24% depending on the directorate.
How are NSF proposals ranked?
From best to worst, they are: E (Excellent), V (Very Good), G (Good), F (Fair), P (Poor). (You also have the option to choose two adjacent ratings, e.g., E/V, V/G, etc.). 1. An E indicates strong advocacy for funding the proposal, and your review will explain why this proposal is a high priority for funding.
Can I submit the same proposal to NSF and NIH?
11.1 Can you submit the same proposal to different programs in the same agency or to different agencies? In general the answer is no-. NSF does not allow you to submit the same proposal to more than one program in the Foundation, and any related proposals submitted to other agencies must be disclosed in your proposal.
What percentage of NSF grants get funded?
The current per-PI success rate at NSF is 35% per 3 years. That is the percentage of PIs applying who get funded, calculated in 3-year moving windows (i.e. number of PIs who were awarded at least one grant anytime in that window, divided by the number who submitted at least one proposal anytime in that window).
How do I become a NSF reviewer?
To become an NSF reviewer, send an e-mail to the NSF program officer(s) of the program(s) that fits your expertise. Introduce yourself and identify your areas of expertise, and let them know that you are interested in becoming a peer reviewer.