Division of Chemistry: Disciplinary Research Programs (CHE-DRP)

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Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after October 4, 2021. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 22-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

Synopsis

This solicitation applies to nine CHE Disciplinary Chemistry Research Programs: Chemical Catalysis (CAT); Chemical Measurement and Imaging (CMI); Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms-A (CSDM-A); Chemical Structure Dynamics and Mechanisms-B (CSDM-B); Chemical Synthesis (SYN); Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods (CTMC); Chemistry of Life Processes (CLP); Environmental Chemical Sciences (ECS); and Macromolecular, Supramolecular and Nanochemistry (MSN).

All proposals submitted to these nine CHE Disciplinary Research Programs (other than the following exceptions) must be submitted through this solicitation, otherwise they will be returned without review.

Exceptions:

  • Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) proposals should be submitted through the CAREER solicitation (https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503214) by the CAREER deadline date specified.
  • Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) and Research Opportunity Awards (ROA) proposals should be submitted through the RUI/ROA solicitation (https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5518) during the window for the appropriate CHE Disciplinary Research Program. In addition to the requirements of the RUI program, proposals should follow the guidance in this solicitation.
  • Proposals for Early-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER), Grants for Rapid Response Research (RAPID), Research Advanced by Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering (RAISE), and conferences can be submitted anytime after consultation with the cognizant NSF Program Officer.
  • Supplemental funding requests to existing grants can be submitted anytime after consultation with the cognizant NSF Program Officer.

Program Contacts

Complete lists of CHE staff associated with each program are listed on the Program Pages (see links in Section II).

For CLP: Catalina Achim
cachim@nsf.gov (703) 292-2048 ENG/CBET
For CSDM-A: John M. Papanikolas
jpapanik@nsf.gov (703) 292-8840 MPS/CHE
For CMI: Kelsey D. Cook
kcook@nsf.gov (703) 292-7490 MPS/CHE
For CSDM-B: Tingyu Li
tli@nsf.gov (703) 292-4949 MPS/CHE
For ECS: Anne-Marie Schmoltner
aschmolt@nsf.gov (703) 292-4716 MPS/CHE
For MSN: Suk-Wah Tam-Chang
stamchan@nsf.gov (703) 292-8684 MPS/CHE
For CAT: Kenneth G. Moloy
kmoloy@nsf.gov (703) 292-8441 MPS/CHE
For SYN: Jin Cha
jcha@nsf.gov (703) 292-2461 MPS/CHE
For CTMC: Richard Dawes
rdawes@nsf.gov (703) 292-7486

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