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Division of Mathematical Sciences

Vertical Integration of Research and Education in the Mathematical Sciences  (VIGRE)

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Name Email Phone Room
Henry  A. Warchall (703) 292-4861  1025 N  


Solicitation  02-120

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.



SYNOPSIS The long-range goal of the VIGRE program is to increase the number of well-prepared U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents who pursue careers in the mathematical sciences. A successful VIGRE project must:

1. integrate research with educational activities;
2. enhance interaction among undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral associates, and faculty members;
3. broaden the educational experiences of its students and postdoctoral associates to prepare them for a wide range of career opportunities; and
4. motivate more students to pursue an education in the mathematical sciences. With these goals in mind, each VIGRE proposal must present a coherent plan for the integration of:

  • a graduate traineeship program,
  • an undergraduate research experience program, and
  • a postdoctoral program.


University-Industry Cooperative Research Programs in the Mathematical Sciences (NSF 00-121)

Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Program (NSF 00-78)

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Supplements and Sites (NSF 01-121)

Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (NSF 01-126)

2002 Guidelines for Submission of Applications for National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF 01-146)

Elementary, Secondary, and Informal Education Program Solicitation and Guidelines (NSF 01-60)

Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) Educational Materials Development and National Dissemination Tracks (NSF 02-043)

Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) (NSF 98-142)