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Graduate Research Fellowship Information and Webinars

Posted by Tim on September 25, 2020 in Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Are you applying for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Funding Program (GRFP)? Deadlines are coming up – the week of October 19.

SUNY’s Office of Research and Economic Development encourages you to pursue graduate research fellowships, and to support you in this process, we are offering the following:


SUNY GREAT Awards provide $5,000 in flexible funding to graduate research students who win a research fellowship award or are recognized with honorable mention.

GRFP Office Hours

Dr. Susan Brennan, SUNY Research Fellow for Graduate Education Innovation, and former Director of GRFP at NSF, is holding Zoom office hours for students writing NSF GRFP proposals. Take advantage of this opportunity to strengthen your draft statement, get expert feedback, and have your questions answered on Tuesdays from 2-4 pm through October 13. To access office hours, use the following Zoom meeting link: To seek arrangements for alternative office hours, email

GRFP Proposal Development

Below is information that provides access to the spring 2020 GRFP proposal development webinar series.

WEBINAR #1 (for undergraduates)Are You Ready for Graduate School? Finding Fellowship Funding  

Webinar # 1 recording

Password: Research2020
WEBINAR #2Applying to NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Webinar #2 recording

Password: Research2020
WEBINAR #3Winning Strategies for GRFP (and How to Get Started) 
Webinar #3 recording
Password: Research2020
WEBINAR #4Write! (As if Your Career Depends on it) 
Webinar #4 recording
Password: Research2020