The NDF’s Division of Social and Economic Sciences and Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences award grants to doctoral students to improve the quality of dissertation research. These grants provide funds for items not normally available through the student’s university. Additionally, these grants allow doctoral students to undertake significant data-gathering projects and to conduct field […]
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The primary objective of the Cultural Anthropology Program is to support basic scientific research on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability.
These awards recognize beginning investigators of significant potential, and provide them with research experiences that will broaden their perspectives, facilitate interdisciplinary exchange and help them become leaders in their field. Research proposals must be relevant to AGS disciplines.
The SBE directorate offers postdoctoral fellowships on two tracks, Broadening Participation (SPRF-BP) and Interdisciplinary Research in Behavioral and Social Sciences (SPRF-IBSS). Postdoctoral fellows use this opportunity to establish their research careers and broaden participation in their field.
The purpose of the Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MSPRF) is to support future leaders in the mathematical sciences by enabling them to participate in research environments that will have maximal impact on their future scientific development.
The CUAHSI Pathfinder Fellowship program provides travel funds to graduate students in water science to make an extended trip to conduct and enhance their research. Fellowships are awarded to cover travel costs up to a maximum of $5000.
The Sociology DDRI supports both original data collections and secondary data analysis for basic research on all forms of human social organization–societies, institutions, groups and demography–and processes of individual and institutional change. Awards may not exceed $12,000.
This postdoctoral fellowship supports research and training for recent PhDs in order to advance the human resource development goals of the Biological Sciences Directorate. Applicants should propose research and training relevant to the current areas within BIO that have been selected for support.
This DDRIG funds research on dissertation topics related to Science, Technology, and Society. Funds may be used for field research, equipment, travel, and data collection. This award is intended to improve some component of the dissertation. Students must be ABD prior to receiving the award.
This program supports early-career graduate students in NSF-supported STEM fields. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance.