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Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences

Archaeology and Archaeometry


Name Email Phone Room
John  E. Yellen-Program Director jyellen@nsf.gov (703) 292-8759  995 N  
Tyeshia  Roberson - Pgm Assistant tmrobers@nsf.gov (703) 292-8177  995 N  


Apply to PD 98-1391 as follows:

For full proposals submitted via FastLane: standard Grant Proposal Guidelines apply.
For full proposals submitted via Grants.gov: NSF Grants.gov Application Guide; A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov Guidelines apply (Note: The NSF Grants.gov Application Guide is available on the Grants.gov website and on the NSF website at: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=grantsgovguide)


Full Proposal Target Date:  December 1, 2014


December 1, Annually Thereafter

Full Proposal Target Date:  December 20, 2014

Archaeology - Senior Research

December 20, Annually Thereafter

Full Proposal Target Date:  July 1, 2015

Archaeology - Senior Research

July 1, Annually Thereafter

Doctoral Dissertation Research - Proposals accepted at any time

High-Risk Research in Physical Anthropology and Archaeology (HRRPA) - Proposals accepted at any time


The Archaeology Program provides support for anthropologically relevant archaeological research at both a "senior" and doctoral dissertation level. It also funds anthropologically significant archaeometric research and high risk exploratory research proposals.

For more information about multi-disciplinary research and training opportunities, please visit the SBE Office of Multidisciplinary Activities (SMA) web site.

Also, for more information on the Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants, please visit the Archaeology Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Awards program web site.


High-Risk Research in Biological Anthropology and Archaeology

Arch - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards

Integrative Paleoanthropology Grants

Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities

Major Research Instrumentation Program

Cultural Anthropology

Biological Anthropology

Geography and Spatial Sciences Program

Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Hydrologic Sciences

Arctic Social Sciences

Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems


SAA Data Management Plan Guidance


Anthropological Sciences

What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program



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