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Office of Special Programs in Materials Research
Apply to PD 14-7222 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)
Important Notice to Proposers
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), NSF 13-1, was issued on October 4, 2012 and is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 14, 2013. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 13-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.
Please be aware that significant changes have been made to the PAPPG to implement revised merit review criteria based on the National Science Board (NSB) report, National Science Foundation's Merit Review Criteria: Review and Revisions. While the two merit review criteria remain unchanged (Intellectual Merit and Broader Impacts), guidance has been provided to clarify and improve the function of the criteria. Changes will affect the project summary and project description sections of proposals. Annual and final reports also will be affected.
Full Proposal Accepted Anytime
DMR's Office of Special Programs im Materials Research (OSP) coordinates and supports crosscutting activities in DMR and in conjunction with NSF-wide programs, including activities that focus on education, broaden participation of underrepresented groups, or engage participants from several disciplines across the division. Many OSP activities are co-funded with other NSF units. OSP activities include Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Sites and Research Experiences for Teachers (RET). The Materials World Network program has been ended, please see the Dear Colleague Letter- International Collaboration in the Division of Materials Research