NSF Issues “Dear Colleague Letter”

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Strategic Plan “Building the Future: Investing in Discovery and Innovation” (2018 – 2022) states, “NSF must continue to invest in a world-class research enterprise, support the development of a globally competitive scientific and engineering workforce, and foster greater understanding of science and technology among the American public” and “NSF will promote a research culture that is broadly inclusive in its demography and range of intellectual ideas, has access to cutting-edge infrastructure, and is globally engaged, with increased opportunities for exchanging ideas and collaborating on an international scale.”

In this context, the Division of Chemistry is inviting requests for supplemental funding from its existing awardees who may wish to add a new, or strengthen an existing, international dimension of their award when such collaboration advances the field of chemistry and enhances the United States investigator’s own research and/or education objectives. Principal Investigators supported by NSF Division of Chemistry awards are advised to consult with their cognizant NSF program director prior to submitting a supplemental funding request. Supplemental funding requests must be received by 5 p.m., submitter’s local time on May 1, 2019.

If you are interesting in applying for this funding opportunity, please contact OSRP. Proposals and routing sheets must be completed and submitted to OSRP by Monday, April 29.

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