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Astronomical Sciences (AST) Active Funding Opportunities

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Funding Opportunities
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Theoretical and Computational Astrophysics Networks (TCAN) 13-512 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Solar and Planetary Research Grants (SPG) 16-602 Full Proposal: Accepted Anytime
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SSE, SSI, S2I2) 17-526 Waiting for new publication
Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships 14-600 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) 13-542
Planning a Partnership Model for a Giant Segmented Mirror Telescope 12-526
Partnerships in Astronomy & Astrophysics Research and Education (PAARE) 13-566 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) 16-571
Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) 18-511 Full Proposal: February 1, 2018
Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER)
NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering 16-564 Full Proposal: October 19, 2018
NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships (AAPF) 16-575 Full Proposal: October 10, 2018
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program 18-507 Letter of Intent: December 6, 2017 Full Proposal: February 6, 2018
National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) 15-519
Mid-Scale Innovations Program in Astronomical Sciences (MSIP) (MSIP) 17-592 Preliminary Proposal: November 20, 2017 Full Proposal: April 6, 2018
Management and Operations of the Arecibo Observatory 17-538
Management and Operation of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) 13-582
Management and Operation of the Gemini Observatory 14-594
Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI) 18-513 Full Proposal: February 5, 2018
International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) 18-505 Full Proposal: January 30, 2018 Full Proposal: February 6, 2018 Full Proposal: February 13, 2018 Full Proposal: September 11, 2018 Full Proposal: September 18, 2018 Full Proposal: September 25, 2018
Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program 17-585 Full Proposal: September 27, 2018
Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS) 17-530
Innovation Corps- National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) 16-547 Full Proposal: February 8, 2018
Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams) 18-515 Full Proposal: Accepted Anytime
Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) 17-516 Full Proposal: December 20, 2017 Preliminary Proposal: April 18, 2018 Full Proposal: June 20, 2018 Preliminary Proposal: October 17, 2018
Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) (NSF INCLUDES) 17-591 Full Proposal: November 27, 2017
Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) 17-522
Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) 16-588 Full Proposal: October 22, 2018 Full Proposal: October 23, 2018 Full Proposal: October 25, 2018 Full Proposal: October 26, 2018
Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) 17-537 Full Proposal: July 18, 2018 Full Proposal: July 19, 2018 Full Proposal: July 20, 2018
Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: 14-579 Full Proposal: Accepted Anytime