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NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Seniors considering graduate school and qualifying graduate students should consider this prestigious fellowship. The deadline for CS students is October 27, 2015.  Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of $32,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution), opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose. The GRF program solicitation is available at:

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Creating Environments for Computational Research Education

This 2010 report offers guidance on developing undergraduate curricula and environments that support a computationally-oriented research mindset.  The report was written by a committee chaired by Professor Andy Van Dam.