Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences
SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Clarification Notice for SPRF Submissions
The Project Description must contain, as a separate section within the narrative, a section labeled "Broader Impacts of the Proposed Activities". This section is required regardless of whether the proposal is in the BP track or in the IBSS track.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (SPRF) Program are now available and can be accessed via publication NSF 14-109.
Important Information for Proposers
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 15-1), is
effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after December 26, 2014. The PAPPG is consistent
with, and, implements the new Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit
Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) (2 CFR § 200). Please be advised that
the guidelines contained in NSF 15-1 apply to proposals submitted in response to this
Full Proposal Deadline Date: October 26, 2015
Last Monday in October, Annually Thereafter
The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in two tracks: (i) Broadening Participation (SPRF-BP), and (ii) Interdisciplinary Research in Behavioral and Social Sciences (SPRF-IBSS). See the full text of the solicitation for detailed description of these tracks.
This program provides educational opportunities for
Individuals interested in applying for funding should see the program guidelines above.
Useful Information for SPRF Candidates
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (SPRF) Program
Forms for 2010-2012 Fellowship Awardees
Information for 2010-2012 Fellowship Awardees
REVISIONS AND UPDATES
What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)
Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program