Applying to the National Science Foundation. OSP Awareness Oct 2010 [email protected] , osp.syr.edu. NSF’s Mission. To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the national defense. Annual budget: $7 billion (FY10 request).
Supports all fields of fundamental science & engineering (except medical (bioengineering okay))
Biosciences; Computer & Information Science & Engineering; Education & Human Resources; Engineering; Geosciences; Math & Physical Sciences; Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences
Cyberinfrastructure; Integrative Activities; International Science & Engineering; Polar Programs
EArly-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER)
Facilitation awards for sci. & eng /c disabilities
Supplemental requests (REUs, RETs)
Conferences, Symposia & Workshops
Doctoral DissertationTypes of Submissions- currently all thru FASTLANE -
NOTE: Program solicitations may specify organization and content; these guidelines should be followed.
**NSF proposal checklist (osp.syr.edu / forms)