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Grant proposal wait time

  1. May 9, 2017 #1

    joshmccraney

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    Hi PF!

    I wrote a grant proposal under my academic adviser and I am wondering the typical wait period? The proposal was due Dec. 15, 2016 and I was told NASA was expecting to let me know in April (though my adviser said this seemed too early). It's now May and I haven't heard anything yet. From your experience, is this a bad sign?

    Thanks!
     
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  3. May 9, 2017 #2

    Vanadium 50

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    Not really. The government has only had a budget for a few days now, so the Program Managers haven't known how much they have to work with. If anything, it's a good sign, since they always have the option of rejecting a proposal no matter how much money they get.
     
  4. May 9, 2017 #3

    joshmccraney

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    Thanks for your insight, I appreciate it!
     
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