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Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences

Amanda (Manda) S. Adams, (703) 292-8520

Solicitation 14-509

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

Full Proposal Deadline Date:  January 11, 2016

Second Monday in January, Annually Thereafter

The Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS) awards Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (PRF) to highly qualified investigators within 3 years of obtaining their PhD to carry out an independent research program. The research plan of each Fellowship must address scientific questions within the scope of AGS disciplines.  The program supports researchers for a period of up to 2 years with Fellowships that can be taken to the institution or national facility of their choice. The program is intended to recognize beginning investigators of significant potential, and provide them with experience in research that will broaden perspectives, facilitate interdisciplinary interactions and help establish them in leadership positions within the Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences community. Because the Fellowships are offered only to postdoctoral scientists early in their careers, doctoral advisors are encouraged to discuss the availability of AGS Postdoctoral Research Fellowships with their graduate students early in their doctoral programs. Fellowships are awards to individuals, not institutions, and are administered by the Fellows.


This program provides educational opportunities for

Postdoctoral Fellows

. Individuals interested in applying for funding should see the program guidelines above.

Atmospheric Chemistry
Climate and Large-Scale Dynamics
Physical and Dynamic Meteorology
Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions
Geospace Environment Modeling
Solar, Heliospheric, and INterplanetary Environment

Atmosphere Section
Geospace Section

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


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