Should I apply in my first or second year?
If you applied to NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program before [...]
Should I apply this year for the NSF Fellowship?
You can apply for an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship once [...]
How to make your proposal stand out
There are many ways to stand out because many proposals [...]
Using plural pronouns for singular subjects
Someone recently asked this question on Quora: I have noticed [...]
The most important component of your GRFP application
The GRFP fellowship application requires three letters of recommendation, two essays, and university transcripts. So which of these is the most important? Trick question. There is no “most important component.” Applications are reviewed holistically. This means that the reviewers are supposed to look at the entire application as a whole. Based on that holistic impression, they’ll decide whether you qualify or not.
How to write a great title for your project
START BY TELLING THEM WHAT THEY'RE GOING TO GET, [...]
From setup to payoff: How to keep readers engaged
Setup to Payoff: How to Keep Readers Engaged Writing strong, [...]
Why don’t superstars always win NSF fellowships?
Why don’t superstars always win NSF fellowships?You did everything [...]