University of Southern California


Writing Compelling NSF Proposals

Who Should Attend

Course is designed for new and junior USC investigators who are interested in getting their proposals funded.

Course Description

Learn the proposal process, including techniques for writing compelling proposals to NSF and other science-oriented funding agencies. There will also be discussion on the social dynamics of the panel review process and tips on how you can highlight aspects of your proposal to get funded.


Paul Ronney, Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering


One 2 hour session. Lunch Provided.

Next Course

September 13, 2017 | 12:00 – 2:00 PM | Location: University Park Campus (UPC), Verna and Peter Dauterive Hall (VPD), Room: 302

Course Registration

To register, please RSVP at least one week prior to the first class via email, indicating the course(s) you are attending, to

For information about workshops, contact the office at 213-740-6709.