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.

Special note regarding this program

May 8, 2009

The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) will be issuing their own separate Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowships and Follow-up Research Starter Grants solicitation for the 2009 competition and beyond. The intent is to have this new solicitation published on the NSF web site on or before July 31st, 2009. In the interim, please do not use NSF 06-586 for guidance in creating your proposals.

Applications for postdoctoral research fellowships in biology will be accepted under the broadening participation theme of the existing program soliticitation NSF 07-580, Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology  (PRFB) (currently under revision) http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=12720&org=DBI&from=home