SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The summary for the SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Science Foundation, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships: The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourage independence early in the Fellow's career through supporting his or her research and training goals. The research and training plan of each Fellowship must address important scientific questions within the scope of the SBE Directorate and the specific guidelines in this solicitation. The SPRF program offers two tracks: (I) Fundamental Research in the SBE Sciences (SPRF-FR) and (II) Broadening Participation in the SBE Sciences (SPRF-BP). See the full text of the solicitation for a detailed description of these tracks.
Federal Grant Title: SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 18-584
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 47.075
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: November 20th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: November 20th, 2018
Posted Date: August 21st, 2018
Creation Date: August 21st, 2018
Archive Date: December 1st, 2032
Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $69,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 21st, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
*Who May Submit Proposals: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: - NSF SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are awards to individuals; proposals are submitted directly by the Fellowship candidate to NSF. Each Fellowship candidate must identify one sponsoring scientist and host institution (with whom the sponsoring scientist is affiliated) at the time of proposal submission. Fellowship candidates may propose to hold the Fellowship at: <ul> <li>Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) - Two- and four-year IHEs (including community colleges) accredited in, and having a campus located in the US, acting on behalf of their faculty members.</li> <li>Non-profit, non-academic organizations: Independent museums, observatories, research labs, professional societies and similar organizations in the U.S. associated with educational or research activities.</li> </ul> *Who May Serve as PI: Fellowship candidates must meet all of the following eligibility requirements: <ul> <li>be a U.S. citizen, national, or legally admitted permanent resident alien of the United States as of the application deadline;</li> <li>obtained a doctoral degree in the SBE scienceswithin 36 months before the application deadline or will obtain the doctoral degree within 10 months after the application deadline;</li> <li>not already in a full-time tenure-track faculty position; and</li> <li>not have submitted the same research to another NSFprogram.</li> </ul> Note: It is anticipated that the research will be conducted at an institution other than the Fellowship candidate's doctoral-granting or current postdoctoral fellowship institution. However, if the Fellowship candidate chooses to remain at their current institution, the Project Description should include a strong justification of how this choice benefits their research and career development.
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NSF Publication 18-584
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