Skip to Content

FUNDING > Astronomy and...

Division of Astronomical Sciences

James E. Neff, (703) 292-2475
Room 1045 S

Richard E. Barvainis, (703) 292-4891
Room 1045 S

Glen Langston, (703) 292-4937
Room 1045 S

Hans A. Krimm, (703) 292-2761
Room 1065 S

Harshal Gupta, (703) 292-5039
Room 1045 S

Solicitation 16-574

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.

Full Proposal Window

    Fri Sep 15 00:00:00 EDT 2017 - Wed Nov 15 00:00:00 EST 2017

    September 15 - November 15, Annually Thereafter

The Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants (AAG) Program provides individual investigator and collaborative research grants for observational, theoretical, laboratory, and archival data studies in astronomy and astrophysics. Acceptable research areas include the following: stellar astronomy and astrophysics; the astronomy and astrophysics of our Galaxy; extragalactic astronomy and astrophysics; and cosmology. Proposals for projects and tools that enable and enhance research in those areas are also acceptable. Proposals that are solely or predominantly for the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of space-based data from NASA-supported missions will be returned without review.

Importantly, proposals about the astronomy and astrophysics of our Sun, the rest of our Solar System, and/or Extrasolar Planets will be handled under a companion NSF solicitation, not under the AAG Program.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) (NSF 13-542)
Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) and Research Opportunity Awards (ROA) (NSF 14-579)

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions:

Sign up to be an AST Reviewer

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



Funding Home