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Division of Astronomical Sciences

NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships  (AAPF)

CONTACTS
Name Email Phone Room
Harshal  Gupta hgupta@nsf.gov (703) 292-5302  1080S  
Diana  Phan dphan@nsf.gov (703) 292-7866  1045S  

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  11-559

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


DUE DATES

Full Proposal Deadline Date:  October 12, 2016

Second Wednesday in October, Annually Thereafter


SYNOPSIS

NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships provide an opportunity for highly qualified, recent doctoral scientists to carry out an integrated program of independent research and education. Fellows may engage in observational, instrumental, theoretical, laboratory or archival data research in any area of astronomy or astrophysics, in combination with a coherent educational plan for the duration of the fellowship. The program supports researchers for a period of up to three years with fellowships that may be taken to eligible host institution(s) of their choice. The program is intended to recognize early-career investigators of significant potential and to provide them with experience in research and education that will establish them in positions of distinction and leadership in the community. 


EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY

This program provides educational opportunities for  Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows . Individuals interested in applying for funding should see the program guidelines above.


RELATED URLS

How to Apply Instructions for NSF AAPF Proposal Submissions

Guidelines for Prospective Host Institutions and Sponsoring Scientists

REVISIONS AND UPDATES

What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program


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