Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

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Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships: The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) offers postdoctoral research fellowships to provide opportunities for scientists early in their careers to work within and across traditional disciplinary lines, develop partnerships, and avail themselves of unique resources, sites and facilities. The fellowship program is intended to recognize beginning investigators of significant potential, and provide them with experience that will establish them in positions of leadership in the scientific community. During tenure, fellows will affiliate with an appropriate research institution(s) and conduct research on topics supported by OCE. The OCE fellowship program has two tracks: 1) Traick 1 (Broadening Participation) and 2) Track 2 (International). Fellowships are awards to individuals, not organizations, and are administered by the fellows.
Federal Grant Title: Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 13-603
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 47.050
CFDA Descriptions: Geosciences
Current Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2014 Full Proposal Target Date(s): Januar
Original Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2014 Full Proposal Target Date(s): Januar
Posted Date: Sep 9, 2013
Creation Date: Sep 9, 2013
Archive Date: Jan 28, 2020
Total Program Funding: $3,098,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $87,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
*Organization Limit: Proposals may only be submitted by the following:
Only individuals may apply. OCE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are awards to individuals; proposals must be submitted directly by the fellowship candidate to NSF. The proposal must include a letter(s) from the sponsoring scientist(s) and a letter(s) from the host organization(s). Fellowship activities may be conducted at any appropriate U.S. or foreign host organization, including colleges and universities, private nonprofit research institutes and museums, and government agencies.

*PI Limit:
To be eligible to submit a proposal to the OCE-PRF Program, an individual must, as of the full proposal target date, meet all of the following criteria:
<ul><li>Be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident (i.e., have a &quot;green card&quot;);</li><li>Have earned the doctoral degree, or expect to have earned the doctoral degree prior to the required start date of the fellowship;</li><li>Not have worked for more than a total of 24 full-time-equivalent months in positions that require the doctoral degree. If more than 24 months have elapsed between conferral of the doctoral degree and the OCE-PRF proposal target date, the candidate must include specific language in their Biographical Sketch (discussed below) affirming that they meet this eligibility requirement;</li><li>Present a project plan that falls within the purview of NSF's Division of Ocean Sciences oceanographic research priorities; and</li><li>Not have submitted concurrently the same project to another NSF program.</li></ul>
Proposals that fail to meet the above eligibility requirements will be returned without review.
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NSF Publication 13-603
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