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Division of Social and Economic Sciences

Cheryl L. Eavey-Program Director, (703) 292-7269
Room 995 N

Alexandra Cohen-Science Asst, (703) 292-4927
Room 995 N

Solicitation 14-574

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 Deadline Date

    Thu Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017

    Last Thursday in August, Annually Thereafter

    Thu Jan 25 00:00:00 EST 2018

    Last Thursday in January, Annually Thereafter

The Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) Program is an interdisciplinary program in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences that supports the development of innovative, analytical, and statistical methods and models for those sciences. MMS seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields within the social and behavioral sciences.  As part of its larger portfolio, the MMS Program partners with a consortium of federal statistical agencies to support research proposals that further the development of new and innovative approaches to surveys and to the analysis of survey data.

The MMS Program provides support through a number of different funding mechanisms.  The following mechanisms are addressed in this solicitation:

  • Regular Research Awards
  • Awards for conferences, workshops, and community-development activities
  • Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) Grants
  • Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Supplements

MMS also supports Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards.  Please see the CAREER Program Web Site for more information about this activity.

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program
Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
Research in Undergraduate Institutions
Recent Awards Jointly Supported with the Federal Statistical Agencies
ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
No Cost Extensions
Workshop Reports
Mid-Career Methodological Opportunities Awards

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



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