NSF Grants Conference
The first National Science Foundation Grants Conference of fiscal year 2013 will be held in Arlington, VA, and hosted by George Mason University, October 22-23, 2012.
Key representatives from the National Science Foundation as well as your colleagues - faculty, researchers and grant administrators - representing colleges and universities from around the US will participate.
This two-day conference is a must, especially for new faculty, researchers and administrators who want to gain key insight into a wide range of current issues at NSF including the state of current funding; new and current policies and procedures; and pertinent administrative issues. NSF program officers representing each NSF directorate will be on hand to provide up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and answer your questions.
- New programs and initiatives;
- Future directions and strategies for national science policy;
- Proposal preparation;
- NSF's merit review process;
- Cross-disciplinary and special interest programs;
- Conflict of interest policies; and
- Breakout sessions by discipline.
For additional information regarding program content, contact the
Policy Office, Division of Institution and Award Support at (703) 292-8243, or via
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Future NSF Grants Conference
- March 11-12, 2013
- Arlington, VA
NSF Grants Conference hosted by Loyola and Northwestern Universities - March 19-20, 2012
NSF Update - Spring 2012
A New Approach to Award Payments - February 15, 2012
NSF-Day Workshop at NCURA Annual Conference - November 2011
BFA EPSCoR Outreach
Potential Discussion Topics in a BFA EPSCoR Outreach Visit include:
- NSF organizational structure and budget
- Proposal preparation & other pre-award issues
- Merit review process
- Grant award & administration
- Review of NSF proposal & award policy documents
- Cash requests, financial reporting, and other financial management issues
- OMB Circulars, budget/cost Items & audit related issues
State/University Initiated Visits
If a state or university is interested in hosting a BFA staff visit, the
state's EPSCoR project director or a university representative should
contact the Policy Office, and request a visit.