Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences
SBE Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowships and Follow-up Research Starter Grants (MPRF)
The current MPRF program is being replaced with a new program called SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (SPRF). A solicitation for this new program will be published soon. Please visit this program web site for updates.
|Fahmida Chowdhury-Program Officerfirstname.lastname@example.org||(703) 292-4672||907.09|
|Christina M. Jones-Science Assistantemail@example.com||(703) 292-2960|
Important Information for Proposers
ATTENTION: Proposers using the Collaborators and Other Affiliations template for more than 10 senior project personnel will encounter proposal print preview issues. Please see the Collaborators and Other Affiliations Information website for updated guidance.
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 18-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 29, 2018. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 18-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.
The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) offers Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowships and Research Starter Grants in an effort to increase the diversity of researchers who participate in NSF programs in the social, behavioral and economic sciences and thereby increase the participation of scientists from underrepresented groups in selected areas of science in the United States. These activities (postdoctoral fellowships and follow-up research starter grants) support training and research in the areas of social, behavioral and economic sciences within the purview of NSF.
This program provides educational opportunities for Postdoctoral Fellows. This program provides indirect funding for students at this level or focuses on educational developments for this group such as curricula development, training or retention. To inquire about possible funding opportunities not directly from NSF, please look at the active awards for this program.