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Division of Astronomical Sciences


NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships  (AAPF)


CONTACTS

Name Email Phone Room
Harshal  Gupta hgupta@nsf.gov (703) 292-5039  W9154  
Diana  Phan dphan@nsf.gov (703) 292-7866  W9161  


PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  16-575

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 Deadline Date

    October 11, 2017

    Second Wednesday in October, Annually Thereafter


SYNOPSIS

NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships provide an opportunity for highly qualified, recent doctoral scientists to carry out an integrated program of independent research and education. Fellows may engage in observational, instrumental, theoretical, laboratory or archival data research in any area of astronomy or astrophysics, in combination with a coherent educational plan for the duration of the fellowship. The program supports researchers for a period of up to three years with fellowships that may be taken to eligible host institution(s) of their choice. The program is intended to recognize early-career investigators of significant potential and to provide them with experience in research and education that will establish them in positions of distinction and leadership in the community. 


EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY

This program provides educational opportunities for  Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows . Individuals interested in applying for funding should see the program guidelines above.

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

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program

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