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NSF: Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)

Limited Submission Internal Deadline: 10/15/2019
Selection of Applicants for full proposal submission: 11/15/2019
NSF Submission Window: 1/1/2020 – 1/21/2020

Each organization may submit no more than two proposals in Track 1 and no more than one proposal in Track 2.  Interested applicants must follow all instructions found here.

National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
The GRFP program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported fields who are pursuing research-based Master’s and Doctoral degrees. Fellows earn a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution.) Click here for more information.

Research.gov becomes required for many NSF proposal submissions.
Keeping with the transition of proposal and award functions from FastLane to Research.gov, OSPA will require submission of any full research non-collaborative proposals or, collaborative proposals that include subawards through Research.gov beginning with proposals due on October 1, 2019 or after, for more information see announcements.

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