SACNAS Professional Programs – Developing Skills for Grant Writing and Peer Review

SACNAS professional programs are designed to support professionals, including postdocs, to strengthen their competencies and reach their career goals. Programs are specifically designed with both professional development and community-building aspects in mind. These well-rounded programs equip and empower professionals to thrive in their careers and continue their STEM journey with tangible skills, a network of support, and an empowered sense of self.

“Developing Skills for Grant Writing and Peer Review – Supported by NSF and SACNAS” is an upcoming opportunity for interested individuals in 2020

Three day workshop for postdocs and early career STEM professionals in biology or STEM education.

Dates: May 1 to 3
Location: Washington DC area

The Developing Skills for Grant Writing and Peer Review Workshop will equip early career STEM professionals, in either biology or STEM education, to write a successful grant proposal for NSF funding. Accepted applicants will learn how to critique proposal drafts in order to develop their own drafts and engage in peer review.

To apply, applicants must:

  • Be an advanced graduate student, current postdoc or early career professional in biology or STEM education
  • Bring idea for grant proposal for either the BIO or EHR directorates at NSF
  • Submit current resume/CV

Accepted applicants will receive airfare to and from the DC area, and lodging for 2 nights.

Application Deadline: February 21, 2020

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