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Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL)

EHR Core Research

EHR has established a new cross-directorate Core Research Program.  Proposals are encouraged that help synthesize, build and/or expand research foundations in four core areas.  See the announcement at:

 EHR Core Research
(NSF  15-509) Posted October 23, 2014

Programs and Funding Opportunities

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

Advanced Technological Education (ATE)
Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
Building Community and Capacity in Data Intensive Research in Education (BCC-EHR)
Cooperative Activity with Department of Energy Programs for Education and Human Resource Development (Request for Supplement) Crosscutting
Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12)
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)
STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C)

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers
(NSF  15-599) Posted August 5, 2015

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  15-597) Posted August 3, 2015

Advancing Informal STEM Learning
(NSF  15-593) Posted July 28, 2015

Discovery Research PreK-12
(NSF  15-592) Posted July 28, 2015

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  15-566) Posted May 5, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  15-597) Full Proposal: October 26, 2015, Geosciences; Life Sciences

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  15-597) Full Proposal: October 27, 2015, Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Engineering; Materials Research

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  15-597) Full Proposal: October 29, 2015, Psychology; Social Sciences; STEM Education and Learning

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  15-597) Full Proposal: October 30, 2015, Chemistry; Mathematical Sciences; Physics and Astronomy

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Full Proposal: November 3, 2015, Institutional Transformation Catalyst (IT Catalyst)

News See All

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Released October 5, 2015
Science Nation
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Released September 30, 2015
News From the Field
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Released September 14, 2015
News From the Field
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Released August 31, 2015
Press Release
Meera Chandrasekhar Top university teacher influencing how high-school physics will be taught
Released August 31, 2015
News From the Field

Discoveries See All

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A celebration of open science and innovation
Released  September 30, 2015

Robin Dodsworth and people at a market As a Southern community changes, an accent fades
Southern accents are declining in North Carolina. What does that tell us about social dynamics?
Released  July 27, 2015

student checks on ant colony The ecology of the future and the future of ecology
Researchers working with underrepresented groups to study the ecological impact of climate change and to craft citizen science tools, aim to explore pressing scientific questions while recruiting a new generation of ecology researchers
Released  July 17, 2015

students in SMART Summer program with robots in a lab Engagement in STEM through robotics, mechatronics, cybersecurity and more
With NSF funding, Summer of STEM at NYU Polytechnic supports and encourages students and teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Released  July 9, 2015

screenshot from the game Progenitor X Games for good: Learning while you play
University of Wisconsin-Madison lab creates, studies cyberlearning tools
Released  May 15, 2015

Events Calendar See All

September 10, 2015  - January 21, 2016
ADVANCE IT and IT-Catalyst pre-proposal Technical Assistance Webinars

September 17, 2015  - November 2, 2015
AISL Solicitation Overview

October 15, 2015
Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE)
Advisory Committee Meeting

October 21, 2015  - October 22, 2015
Advisory Committee for Geosciences
Advisory Committee Meeting

November 2, 2015  - November 3, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA

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