Save the Date: UF Offers NSF Grants and CAREER Award Workshop

The UF Office of Research is sponsoring an NSF grants and CAREER award workshop April 1, 2020 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm in the Reitz Union Chamber Room. The workshop is for early-career tenure-track faculty hired between 2017 and 2020 and will be expanded to include more participants if space constraints will allow.

Attendance at the morning session is a prerequisite to participate in the afternoon CAREER award session. The registration fee is $75 and will include an NSF-focused grant-writing workbook. Registration details are coming soon.

Presenter: Dr. John Robertson from Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops (

Topics covered: Practical and conceptual aspects of the proposal writing process, including idea development, identification of the most appropriate granting agency, NSF directorates and programs, writing for reviewers, and proven tips and strategies for building a competitive proposal. In the afternoon (from 2:45-5:00 p.m.), Dr. Robertson will take a deep dive into the details of writing an NSF CAREER proposal, building on fundamentals covered previously.

For questions or more information, please contact Justin Hendricks, by email at or phone 352-294-0571.