2016-10-13: Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences

Funding Opportunity Number: 13-568
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: NSF
Closing Date: 2016-10-13
Award Ceiling: $30,000
Expected Number of Awards: 120

Description: The National Science Foundation awards Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in selected areas of the biological sciences.  Proposals must fall within the scope of any of the clusters in the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) or the Behavioral Systems Cluster in the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS).  These grants provide partial support of doctoral dissertation research for improvement beyond the already existing project.  Allowed are costs for doctoral candidates to participate in scientific meetings, to conduct research in specialized facilities or field settings, and to expand an existing body of dissertation research.
Link: www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?opp…

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