NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Information Session 

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will host an information session on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 to encourage and support applications to the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The information session will feature a presentation by William J. Hahn, former GRFP program officer at the NSF and affiliated faculty in both the Biology department and the Science and Technology in International Affairs (STIA) program at Georgetown. Dr. Hahn will present an overview of the program and applicant requirements, emphasizing the new FY2017-18 eligibility criteria, and provided guidance on how to competitively frame the statements to complement the agency’s funding priorities. The presentation will also feature a panel of current fellows who will share their experience on the application process, and in particular the statement writing, based on their individual experiences. The session will conclude with a Q&A with Dr. Hahn and the panelists. 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 2:30pm to 4:30pm

McCarthy Hall, McShain Conference Room
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Academic Events, Career/Employment, Research, Graduate Student


Students, Faculty/Staff


Graduate School of Arts and Sciences



Open to the public and the press?


Event Contact Name

Maria Snyder, Director of External Fellowships

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