National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellowship Writing Workshops

Sign up on the WU NSF Fellowship Writing Workshop Page*.

  • 2 Seminars
  • 1 Small Group Writing Session
  • 1 Competitive Proposal when you are done*
  • The WU training period typically begins in June.
  • Agency deadlines are typically in October, Award announcements typically in April.

*Must be U.S. Citizen or permanent resident to qualify for fellowship.
*For upper-level undergraduates or graduate students in first two years seeking fellowship funds.

See National Science Foundation GRFP Website for more eligibility details.

Other Training Resources

Below you will find links and brief descriptions for numerous training resources offered by the University.

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Becker Medical Library

Select the “Students”  or “Researchers” filter on the homepage for resources.

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CIRTL Network

The mission of CIRTL is to “to enhance excellence in undergraduate education through the development of a national faculty committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices for diverse learners as part of successful and varied professional careers.”

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Web-based human research protections training program. Use the CITI Direct Access Quick Reference Guide to enroll in courses via Learn@Work.

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Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)

Explore training for lab safety protocols involving hazardous and regulated materials, equipment, and environment. Megan Flake is the McKelvey liaison with the staff from the EH&S department of the University.

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InPrint is a trainee-run scientific editing network and resource that provides free, confidential editing of scientific communications to the Washington University community.

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A consolidated, streamlined, personalized training experience for the WashU community.

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Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Provides information about postdoctoral policies and benefits, career development and training, and serves as an advocate for diversity and postdoctoral issues.

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Office of Research Education and Information (REI)

Resources and programming supporting the ethical conduct of research, compliance and research management.

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Olin Library

Resources to help you conduct your research and grow as an instructor.

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The PERCSS Core Curriculum features eight web-based learning modules in areas related to ethical and responsible conduct of research. The PERCSS Core Curriculum is available through Learn@Work.