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Science, Still the Endless Frontier

In the final months of World War II, Vannevar Bush, director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development, prepared a report that would forever shape federal support of scientific research.

A Tale of Two Surveys

Decadal surveys are the Bibles of space science policy. How are they prepared? How influential are they?

Applying for the NSF: Our own experiences

In this post, some of the astrobites authors share their experiences applying for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). In a previous astrobite, we discussed the application process and materials.  Applications for the 2012 fellowship are now open (at http://www.nsfgrfp.org/) and the deadline for astronomy is November 15th. Ellie: My officemate at the […]

Applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

If you’re an undergraduate in your senior year intending to go to graduate school in science or just finishing up your first year (and are a US citizen, national or permanent resident), you SHOULD apply for the NSF GRFP. Read on to learn why and how. Now is a great time to start thinking about your application!

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