The National Science Foundation wants your input on how it can enhance international research opportunities for graduate students. Comments are requested by January 31, 2019.
“The National Science Foundation (NSF) has offered international research opportunities to US graduate students in several programs … All these programs have had meaningful positive impact in strengthening key 21st century skills in their student participants. At the same time, the programs face challenges,” says NSF in a Dear Colleague Letter requesting community input.
Given the challenges, NSF is aiming to develop a new approach on international experiences for graduate students, with overarching goals to advance science, enhance the educational experience, and improve professional development for scientists who participate.