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Division of Materials Research


Crosscutting Activities Program in Materials Research  (XC)


CONTACTS

Name Email Phone Room
Dr. Lynnette  D. Madsen lmadsen@nsf.gov (703) 292-4936  1065N  
Dr. Guebre  X. Tessema (Diversity) gtessema@nsf.gov (703) 292-4935  1065N  
Dr. Aleksandr  L. Simonian (International) asimonia@nsf.gov (703) 292-2191  1065 N  
Dr. Miriam  Deutsch (Int'l/Diversity) mdeutsch@nsf.gov (703) 292-4917  1065N  
Dr. Tomasz  Durakiewicz (Education) tdurakie@nsf.gov (703) 292-4892  1065N  
Dr. Eugene  Zubarev (REU) ezubarev@nsf.gov (703) 292-4930  1065 N  
John  . Schlueter (REU) jschluet@nsf.gov (703) 292-7766  1065 N  
Ms. Claudia  Johnson (Admin. Support) clajohns@associates.nsf.gov (703) 292-8065  1065 N  
Ms. C. Denese  Williams (REU Support) catwilli@nsf.gov (703) 292-4923  1065N  


PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Apply to PD 16-7222 as follows:

For full proposals submitted via FastLane: standard NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide proposal preparation guidelines apply.
For full proposals submitted via Grants.gov: the NSF Grants.gov Application Guide: A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov Guidelines applies. (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 Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 30, 2017. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 17-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


DUE DATES

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

        Submissions made in April or later will normally only be considered for funding in the next fiscal year (which starts Oct. 1st).


When a solicitation or Dear Colleague Letter exists there may be specific deadlines (or guidelines).


SYNOPSIS

The Crosscutting Activities Program in Materials Research (XC) coordinates and supports crosscutting activities within the Division of Materials Research (DMR) and more broadly across NSF. Many XC activities are co-funded with other NSF units.

Diversity:

  • Activities that focus on broadening participation of underrepresented groups are supported. It is recommended that you contact one of the Program Directors for XC prior to submission of a full proposal.
  • Supplements (e.g., CLB, AGEP-GRS, and MPS-GRSV) are handled by the cognizant Program Director of the original award.

International:

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)/ Research Experiences for Teachers (RET): reu.dmr@nsf.gov

  • XC coordinates the REU and RET Sites activities within DMR. See the REU Site Solicitation for deadlines.
  • Supplements are handled by the cognizant Program Director of the original award.

Education:

  • Activities that broadly engage the community, such as summer schools, institutes, workshops, and conferences that do not fit within just one or two programs in the Division of Materials Research, may be supported.  It is recommended that you contact one of the Program Directors for XC prior to submission of a full proposal. In preparing a proposal, follow the Special Guidelines for Conference Proposals outlined in the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG).

This Crosscutting Activities Program in Materials Research (XC) replaces the Office of Special Programs in Materials Research (OSP).


RELATED URLS


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

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program

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