Chemistry's Dear Colleague Letters (DCL)

September 11, 2019

Employment Opportunity:

  • Dear Colleague Letter: The Division of Chemistry (CHE), in the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) Employment Opportunity for a Program Director (Open Until Filled) (CHE 19-001)


Funding Opportunity:

  • 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, 2020 (for available FY 2020 funds)


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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