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Dear Colleague Letters

April 22, 2019

Chemistry's Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) Funding Opportunities:


  • Dear Colleague Letter: Division of Chemistry (CHE), International Supplements 2019 (NSF 19-037)

Supplemental funding requests must be received by 5 p.m. submitter's local time: 

May 01, 2019


  • Dear Colleague Letter: Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate Students (INTERN) Supplemental Funding Opportunity (NSF 18-102)

Supplemental funding requests may be submitted at any time but no later than:

May 01, 2019 (for available FY 2019 funds)

May 01, 2020 (for available FY 2020 funds)


Chemistry Employment Opportunities:

The Division Director leads a team of program staff in managing a broad portfolio of investments in research and education in Chemistry. The incumbent has managerial and oversight responsibilities for the effective use of Divisional resources in meeting organizational goals and objectives. This includes directing the activities of the Division, assessing the needs and trends in research and education related to the Division's programs, implementing overall strategic planning, and policy setting. The application closing date is June 11, 2019.


  • Dear Colleague Letter: Division of Chemistry (CHE), Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), Employment Opportunity for Program Director Positions (CHE 19-001)

We are seeking applicants for Program Director positions in all CHE Programs, especially individuals with broad knowledge in fundamental chemistry research and in an area in alignment with one of the NSF Big Ideas, such as Quantum Leap, Harnessing the Data Revolution, Understanding the Rules of Life, or Midscale Research Infrastructure.

Deadline Date: OPEN until Filled

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2019, its budget is $8.1 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 50,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.

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