Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences
SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Proposal Deadline Date Revision
Because of the government shutdown, the SPRF October 28, 2013 proposal submission date deadline has been revised to November 12, 2013. All remaining deadline dates for this SPRF solicitation will remain the last Monday of October.
Important Clarifications and Notices
- The degree eligibility requirement for the SPRF program is a Doctoral Degree and it does not necessarily need to be a Ph.D. Doctoral degree.
- For a quick overview of the SPRF program, you may view its Executive Summary.
- The SPRF program neither requires nor will accept letters of recommendation.
- All 2010-2012 Fellowship Awardees should continue to follow the guidelines of the NSF 09-595 MPRF Solicitation that they were awarded under.
Full Proposal Deadline Date: October 27, 2014
Last Monday in October, Annually Thereafter
The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in two tracks: (i) Broadening Participation (SPRF-BP), and (ii) Interdisciplinary Research in Behavioral and Social Sciences (SPRF-IBSS). See the full text of the solicitation for detailed description of these tracks.
This program provides educational opportunities for
Individuals interested in applying for funding should see the program guidelines above.
Useful Information for SPRF Candidates
Forms for 2010-2012 Fellowship Awardees
Information for 2010-2012 Fellowship Awardees
What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)
Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program