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Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences  (DDIG)

DDIG Update:

Please note that  only proposals whose focus falls within the scope of (1) the scientific area of the Behavioral Systems Cluster of  IOS or (2) any scientific area in the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) will be eligible. 

 

CONTACTS

Name Email Phone Room
DEB  Program Officer ddig-deb@nsf.gov (703) 292-8480   
IOS  Program Officer ddig-ios@nsf.gov (703) 292-8423   

Students doing international research, having a formal affiliation with a foreign research institution, may contact the appropriate program in NSF’s Office of International and Integrative Activities.

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  13-568

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 15-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after December 26, 2014. The PAPPG is consistent with, and, implements the new Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) (2 CFR 200). NSF anticipates release of the PAPPG in the Fall of 2014. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 15-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

DUE DATES

Full Proposal Deadline Date:  October 8, 2015

Second Thursday in October, Annually Thereafter

SYNOPSIS

The National Science Foundation awards Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in selected areas of the biological sciences. Proposals must fall within the scope of any of the clusters in the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) or the Behavioral Systems Cluster in the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS). These grants provide partial support of doctoral dissertation research for improvement beyond the already existing project. Allowed are costs for doctoral candidates to participate in scientific meetings, to conduct research in specialized facilities or field settings, and to expand an existing body of dissertation research.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY

This program provides educational opportunities for  Graduate Students . Individuals interested in applying for funding should see the program guidelines above.

REVISIONS AND UPDATES

THIS PROGRAM IS PART OF

Additional Funding Opportunities for the DEB Community

Behavioral Systems


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

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program



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