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Division of Ocean Sciences

This program has been archived.

Gayle  . Pugh, (703) 292-7589

The FY 2016 competition has been cancelled.

Solicitation 14-607

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) offers postdoctoral research fellowships to provide opportunities for scientists early in their careers to work within and across traditional disciplinary lines, develop partnerships, and avail themselves of unique resources, sites and facilities.  The fellowship program is intended to recognize beginning investigators of significant potential, and provide them with experience that will establish them in positions of leadership in the scientific community.  During tenure, fellows will affiliate with an appropriate research institution(s) and conduct research on topics supported by OCE.  The OCE fellowship program has two tracks: 1) Track 1 (Broadening Participation) and 2) Track 2 (International).  Fellowships are awards to individuals, not organizations, and are administered by the fellows.

This program provides educational opportunities for

Postdoctoral Fellows

. Individuals interested in applying for funding should see the program guidelines above.

2015 Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Handbook

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


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