Workshop: Preparing a Competitive NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Proposal


Wednesday, August 18, 2021
12 p.m.-1 p.m.

This virtual workshop will cover the NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program. Our goal is to provide you with the information and tools to build the strongest application and increase your chances of success. We will go over the application requirements, components of a competitive proposal, timelines, resources, and tips. U-M faculty who have received MRI awards will share their experiences and be available to answer questions.

Please note the NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program is limited submission and an internal competition will be held Fall 2021. If you have questions about participating in the internal competition, email

This event is organized by UMOR and open to anyone in the U-M research community interested in learning more about the funding program. The event will be recorded and made available via the UM Research website. Contact with event questions.


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