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Slide title: Small Grants for Exploratory Research

Slide words:
Preliminary work on untested and novel ideas
Ventures into emerging and potentially transformative research ideas
Application of new expertise or new approaches to “established” research topics
Having severe urgency with regard to availability of, or access to data, facilities or equipment, including quick-response research on natural or human-caused disasters and similar unanticipated events
Efforts of similar character likely to catalyze rapid and innovative advances
A maximum of $200,000 for 2 years, but usually smaller

Design by: Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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