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ophioliteophiolite Registered User Posts: 1,054 Member
edited March 2006 in Graduate School
Hey everyone...

I just tried to log into Fastlane and it wouldn't take my username and password. I requested a change of password (for lost password) just in case I forgot my password.

Well they sent me a new password and it still didn't work. Any speculations?

Could they be finished and posting those who received awards now?

It is getting close to "late March" and was wondering if anyone has insight to when decisions are going to be out.
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  • sweetdreams2k1sweetdreams2k1 Registered User Posts: 89 Junior Member
    Mines works, but I do know that faslane was down over the weekend. I read on www.thegradcafe.com that someone heard that the decisions would be out this Friday, but I'm still skeptical on where this information was received. BUT, previous winners said that they were notified on a Friday afternoon, I'm guessing to avoid ****ed off people, so that leaves either this Friday and next Friday, if they aren't late this year.
  • molliebatmitmolliebatmit Registered User Posts: 12,374
    Haha, I had (sort of) forgotten about the whole thing -- or at least I was trying to put it out of my mind -- and now I'm going to be counting the hours until Friday.

    Oh man, sometimes it's better not to know!
  • goeagles520goeagles520 Registered User Posts: 23 New Member
    today is *hopefully* the day *crosses fingers*
  • sweetdreams2k1sweetdreams2k1 Registered User Posts: 89 Junior Member
    ....I guess NEXT Friday will be the day...which is the same day for NDSEG!
  • ophioliteophiolite Registered User Posts: 1,054 Member
    Ok...looking for analysis...

    I received a letter in the mail (don't know what day because I've been on the run for about 3 weeks here) inviting me to the "8th Annual Graduate Student Recognition Ceremony" here at UNC (I didn't receive and invite last year).

    Awards given are:

    Dean's Award for Significant Contribution to Graduate Education
    Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished Service
    Graduate Education Advancement Broad Impact Awards
    External Fellowship Awards
    Recognition of Graduate/Professional/Honorary Society Inductees

    I haven't applied to any University-wide awards (started an application for a broad impact for North Carolina Research award, but never finished or handed in lors). The only Fellowship I have applied for is the NSF GRFP. Last year, they recognized all successful NSF GRFP applicants at UNC (which was held before the official announcement was released to students) but not honorable mentions (the press release said "winners" and those who "received" external fellowship or grants).

    I'm no leader at this University and would not be nominated for any University-wide leadership award or the likes.

    The weird thing is that if I have won an NSF GRFP, I'm unsure why UNC would recognize my achievement. I completed my undergraduate elsewhere, and I'm pursuing my PhD elsewhere as well.

    Am I just being crazy or is there a possibility I actually did win a NSF GRFP and may find out early???
  • Yaten13Yaten13 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    All I know is it's damb "late march" and they need to hurry it up so I can start getting over not getting the money.
  • molliebatmitmolliebatmit Registered User Posts: 12,374
    Just got my email -- no NSF for me. :(

    It's not a terribly large deal, since I'm in biology and will get a stipend regardless... just the loss of a feather I kinda wanted.
  • ophioliteophiolite Registered User Posts: 1,054 Member
    Oh well...rejected as well...so was the other who applied in my department...and there's no chance for me next year...guess I'll just be poor for another 4 years ;)
  • sweetdreams2k1sweetdreams2k1 Registered User Posts: 89 Junior Member
    No NSF for me either, I guess I have next year to try again. :(
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