February 15, 2011
Application deadline
February 25, 2011
Selected participants receive notice
February 28, 2011
Participants receive proposals for mock review
March 30, 2011
Participants submit reviews

April 4 and 5, 2011



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Host Institutions: 

Kansas State University

University of Connecticut

This website is maintained by: Sarah Zhang

Last Updated: March 21, 2011

National Science Foundation
Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI)
Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program (Document Number: NSF 11-690)
Frequently Asked Questions about Faculty Career Development (CAREER FAQ) Program
NSF Publication: A Guide for Proposal Writing
NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPP) , NSF 10-1, Effective January 4, 2010
Twelve steps to a winning research proposal by George A. Hazelrigg
Book: NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Tip(click here to download the book)
Links to Web sites on hypothesis
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