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.

GROW 2017-2018

December 13, 2017

GROW expands opportunities for U.S. graduate students to engage in international research collaboration. GROW is open only to active awardees of the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The GROW Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 16-012) provides detailed information about the program, eligibility, application instructions, and other requirements.

The GROW partner countries are: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Singapore, and Sweden.

Only the countries listed are part of the GROW program, no other partners will be considered.  Some countries include approved institutions only, with other institutions considered on a case by case basis.  Check the GROW country website (see links below) and contact the partner agency on the country website for more information.

AOR Certification is not required.

The application must be approved by the Coordinating Official (CO) prior to the submission deadline of Friday, December 15, 2017, 5pm local time.