In April, MCB will offer two informational webinars reviewing relevant highlights of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Excellence in Research (HBCU – EiR) solicitation (NSF 20-542). The webinars will introduce the solicitation and encourage prospective principal investigators to communicate closely with program directors before submitting a Letter of Intent and will feature program directors from each of the four divisions of NSF’s Directorate of Biological Sciences (BIO):
- MCB – Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences
- DBI – Division of Biological Infrastructure
- DEB – Division of Environmental Biology
- IOS – Integrative and Organismal Systems
Faculty from eligible institutions are encouraged to attend the webinar. To register and receive the Zoom meeting link, please click on the following links for the session you wish to attend.
In June, MCB will also offer webinar-based, interactive workshops on proposal-writing and the merit review process to HBCU faculty and staff interested in submitting a proposal to the EiR solicitation. MCB has provided these workshops to HBCU institutions for the past two years, and they are making a difference.
Information about the June workshops will be emailed to department chairs or grants offices at HBCUs in the next few weeks. If you work at an HBCU and wish to receive these emails directly, email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please share this information with appropriate faculty and staff.