Funding Opportunities for Two-year College Faculty: Possibilities, Challenges, and Successes
Saturday, October 8 1:00-5:00 pm at the University of St. Thomas
This workshop/short-course will bring together two-year college faculty, National Science Foundation program officers and others to explore and discuss a range of issues associated with involvement of 2yc faculty and funding opportunities at NSF. The workshop/discussion will address the following questions: What are examples of NSF-funded projects that involve 2yc faculty? What are issues faced by 2yc faculty interested in pursuing NSF funding and how might these be addressed? How can we better support two-year college faculty in the grant proposal, from proposal writing to final reporting. What suggestions might we offer for increasing the involvement of and support for community college faculty and students in NSF-funded projects? Particular focus will include overcoming institutional barriers and ideas on managing workloads to be successful in both proposal preparation and project execution. Refreshments will be served and space is limited.
You must register for this short course through the Geological Society of America.
The fee is $15. Early registration ends on 6 September; after that date, prices go up by $30. To sign up for this short-course, use the GSA registration page. You can add a short course to your meeting registration or attend a workshop as a stand-alone event without registering for the whole meeting.
Besides registering with GSA, we request you fill out the form below so that we can better tailor the short-course content to your needs.