The second solicitation provides information for individuals and groups interested in submitting proposals for regular research project awards for conferences, group-travel support, and community-development or community-serving activities, and for research coordination network (RCN) awards. (PAPPG) (NSF 19-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after February 25, 2019.
BIO continues to support graduate student participation in PI-led research across the entire spectrum of topics supported by its programs.
Proposals for conferences are encouraged to include support for graduate and postdoctoral trainee travel and attendance.
This decision does not affect DDIGs that are already awarded.
We recognize that the independent research that was encouraged by the DDIGs has been an important aspect of training the next generation of scientists; we hope that this culture will continue.
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More information about DMARC and email delivery from NSF.Investigators are encouraged to propose plans for research about the nature, causes, and consequences of human activity and natural environmental processes across a range of scales.Projects about a broad range of topics may be appropriate for support if they offer promise of enhancing fundamental geographical knowledge, concepts, theories, methods, and their application to societal problems and concerns.The program continues the use of two solicitations, one for the DDRI competition, one for all the other competitions.This page and the solicitation highlighted below should be used by doctoral students and their advisors planning to submit Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) proposals to GSS.If you have any questions pertaining to graduate student support under existing awards or future grant proposals, please contact the cognizant program director in the relevant Division. Geography and Spatial Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (GSS-DDRI) Webinar The GSS DDRI Urban Myths 2018 Webinar that occurred on November 8, 2018 was recorded.(PAPPG) (NSF 19-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after February 25, 2019.Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 19-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.June 6, 2017 Dear Colleague: With this Dear Colleague Letter, the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) is notifying members of the research communities served by the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) and the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) to changes to the Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG) Program.Following a process of internal review and discussion regarding available resources, both the DEB and IOS Divisions will no longer accept DDIG proposals.