Important Notice to Proposers
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), NSF 13-1, was issued on October 4, 2012 and is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 14, 2013. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 13-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.
Please be aware that significant changes have been made to the PAPPG to implement revised merit review criteria based on the National Science Board (NSB) report, National Science Foundation's Merit Review Criteria: Review and Revisions. While the two merit review criteria remain unchanged (Intellectual Merit and Broader Impacts), guidance has been provided to clarify and improve the function of the criteria. Changes will affect the project summary and project description sections of proposals. Annual and final reports also will be affected.
A by-chapter summary of this and other significant changes is provided at the beginning of both the Grant Proposal Guide and the Award & Administration Guide.
Full Proposal Deadline Date: May 24, 2013
Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica. All other REU Site proposals must be submitted to the August REU deadline.
Fourth Friday in May, Annually Thereafter
Full Proposal Deadline Date: August 28, 2013
Deadline for REU Site proposals except those requiring access to Antarctica
Fourth Wednesday in August, Annually Thereafter
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. This solicitation features two mechanisms for support of student research: (1) REU Sites are based on independent proposals to initiate and conduct projects that engage a number of students in research. REU Sites may be based in a single discipline or academic department or may offer interdisciplinary or multi-department research opportunities with a coherent intellectual theme. Proposals with an international dimension are welcome. (2) REU Supplements may be included as a component of proposals for new or renewal NSF grants or cooperative agreements or may be requested for ongoing NSF-funded research projects.
Undergraduate student participants in either REU Sites or REU Supplements must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent residents of the United States.
Students do not apply to NSF to participate in REU activities. Students apply directly to REU Sites or to NSF-funded investigators who receive REU Supplements. To identify appropriate REU Sites, students should consult the directory of active REU Sites on the Web at http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm.
This program provides educational opportunities for Undergraduate Students . This program provides indirect funding for undergraduate students to participate in research. To inquire about possible funding opportunities, please contact the organizations that have received awards. (Do not contact NSF.) A directory of active REU Sites, along with contact information, can be found on the Web at http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm.
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What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)
Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program
Ph D Assistantship In Watershed Biogeochemical Modeling, Virgina Tech, United States, 9 days ago
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Up To Six Ph D Positions In Business Studies, Uppsala University, Netherlands, 2 days ago
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4–5 Ph D Student Positions In Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden, 2 days ago
4–5 PhD student positions in Psychology at the Department of Psychology, Reference numbers SU FV-0663-15 and SU FV-0664-15. Deadline for applications: April 1, 2015. The Department of Psychology ...
Ph D Studentship In Theoretical Physical Chemistry, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France, 4 days ago
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Academic Positions In Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry, Durham University, United Kingdom, 8 days ago
Reference Number4250LocationScience Site, DurhamFaculty/DivisionScienceDepartmentChemistryGradeGrade 7/8/9/10Position TypeFull TimeContract TypePermanentClosing Date25 March 2015 Job Description D...
Herbert Smith Freehills Law And Economics Honours Year Award Ugca1431, University of New South Wales, Australia, 5 days ago
Key Scholarship Details Stage Honours year students Opens 23/02/2015 Closing Date 08/03/2015 For commencement Semester 1 2015 Value $2,500 1 Scholarship(s) available For 1 year Residency No reside...