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Deadline Extended: April 5, 2024


To participate in the 2024 NSF Chemistry Early Career Investigator Workshop, you need to submit an Application as outlined below by April 5, 2024 using the Google Form here. After we complete the selection process, we will send out registration information to the invited participants during the first week of April 2024.

The application will consist of the following materials:

  • A one-page, NSF-style project summary (see NSF’s grant proposal guidelines).

  • A three-page NSF-style biographical sketch (see NSF’s grant proposal guidelines)

  • A statement of support from the department chair certifying:

    1. The applicant has not received federal funding as a lead PI during their independent career in direct support of their research* as of the submission date,

    2. The applicant will be eligible to submit a NSF-CAREER proposal in 2025**

    3. A commitment from the department to support the participant’s travel and lodging costs, or an explanation to the contrary,

    4. Confirmation that this applicant is the sole nominee from this department. (See FAQs for more information on the sole nominee conditions)


Please compile all three documents as a single PDF file with the filename: 'Lastname_Firstname_University'. 

Submit your application here

Attendees are expected to cover their own travel and lodging costs. To ensure broad representation at the workshop, a limited number of travel stipends will available. Please indicate in the online application if you would like to be considered for support.

*Applicants who have received postdoctoral training grants, served as a co-PI on a federal grant, or served as lead PI on MRI or REU grants are eligible.

**For specific questions regarding CAREER eligibility, please visit the Eligibility Section of the CAREER Solicitation as well as our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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