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ENG Leadership Opportunity

NSF announces a nationwide search for the next division director of the Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems. Deadline extended to December 4, 2015Read more.

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Scalable Nanomanufacturing
(NSF  16-513) Posted November 10, 2015

Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering
(NSF  16-512) Posted November 9, 2015

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC)
(NSF  16-511) Posted November 5, 2015

Manufacturing Machines and Equipment
(PD  16-1468) Posted October 21, 2015

Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems
(NSF  16-508) Posted October 20, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity
(NSF  15-610) Letter of Intent: December 2, 2015

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering
(PD  12-8084) Full Proposal: December 3, 2015, All proposals to the Division of Physics

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
(NSF  14-526) Full Proposal: December 7, 2015, Capacity-Building Projects (CAPs)

Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I
(NSF  15-605) Full Proposal: December 8, 2015, Proposals submitted outside the window of November 8 - December 8, 2015 will be returned without review. Proposer's time is defined as the time zone associated with the company’s address (as registered in FastLane!) at the time of proposal submission.

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering
(PD  12-8084) Full Proposal: December 9, 2015, All proposals to the Division of Mathematical Sciences

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December 1, 2015  - December 2, 2015
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