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NSF CAREER Support Program Spring 2019

The NSF Faculty Early-Career Development (CAREER) grants are NSF’s most prestigious awards, designed to help junior faculty members develop activities that integrate research education within the context of CSU.

The OVPR and CSU Writes have previously co-hosted programming to help support development of successful CAREER proposals.

Contact Mallory Shields ( for more information

There are currently no upcoming events.

Proposers must meet the following requirements:

  1. Hold a doctoral degree in a field supported by NSF by the Directorate’s deadline for submission of proposals
  2. Be engaged in research in an area of science, engineering or education supported by NSF
  3. Be employed in a tenure-track (or tenure-track equivalent) position as an assistant professor (or equivalent title) as of October 1st after the proposal submission date
  4. Be untenured as of October 1 following the proposal submission
  5. Have not previously received a CAREER award

RAO Resources

Broader Impacts:

Broader Impacts Activities PowerPoint: Alex Travesset, ISU

Programs from “Diversity in Engineering”: Aaron Bernall

Early Career:

NIH Early Research Career Development site

General Federal Grants:

Main Grants.Gov Funding Search Applicant FAQs


CSU Grant Resources Overview


External Proposals:

Please contact us to access our library of proposal document templates, including biosketches, data management plan, and more.

NSF proposals:

Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide

List of Funding Opportunities (updated often)

Proposal Due Dates

NIH proposals:

Guides for Grants and Contracts

Tips for Writing Your Application

Formatting Guides

Biosketches Formatting Information