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Gayle  . Pugh
gpugh@nsf.gov, (703) 292-7589

Elizabeth L. Rom
elrom@nsf.gov, (703) 292-7709

Solicitation 13-603

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.

A by-chapter summary of this and other significant changes is provided at the beginning of both the Grant Proposal Guide and the Award & Administration Guide.

Full Proposal Target Date:  January 12, 2015

Second Monday in January, Annually Thereafter

The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) offers postdoctoral research fellowships to provide opportunities for scientists early in their careers to work within and across traditional disciplinary lines, develop partnerships, and avail themselves of unique resources, sites and facilities.  The fellowship program is intended to recognize beginning investigators of significant potential, and provide them with experience that will establish them in positions of leadership in the scientific community.  During tenure, fellows will affiliate with an appropriate research institution(s) and conduct research on topics supported by OCE.  The OCE fellowship program has two tracks: 1) Traick 1 (Broadening Participation) and 2) Track 2 (International).  Fellowships are awards to individuals, not organizations, 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.

2013 Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Handbook
2012 Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Handbook

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

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