Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects

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Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects: The Division of Physics (PHY) supports physics research and education in the nation’s colleges and universities across a broad range of physics disciplines that span scales of space and time from the largest to the smallest and the oldest to the youngest.  The Division is comprised of disciplinary programs covering experimental and theoretical research in the following major subfields of physics: Accelerator Science; Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics; Computational Physics; Elementary Particle Physics; Gravitational Physics; Integrative Activities in Physics; Nuclear Physics; Particle Astrophysics; Physics of Living Systems; Plasma Physics (supported under a separate solicitation); and Quantum Information Science.

Additional Information

The Physics Division strongly encourages single proposal submission for possible co-review rather than multiple submissions of proposals with slight differences to several programs. 
Federal Grant Title: Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 16-566
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 322405, 322406
CFDA Descriptions: Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Current Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2016 Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics
Original Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2016 Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics
Posted Date: May 15, 2016
Creation Date: May 15, 2016
Archive Date: Mar 5, 2021
Total Program Funding: $90,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
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NSF Publication 16-566
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