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The Office of International and Integrative Activities (IIA) works across disciplinary and geographic boundaries to lead and coordinate strategic programs and opportunities that: advance research excellence and innovation; develop human and infrastructure capacity critical to the U.S. science and engineering enterprise; and promote global engagement of scientists and engineers at all career stages.

As a change agent, IIA catalyzes and incubates initiatives that capitalize on new interdisciplinary scientific and engineering concepts and generate technology-based solutions for economic and societal benefit. IIA strengthens the nation as a knowledge-based society by fostering the development of a diverse, globally engaged next generation of research leaders. Additionally, IIA administers prestigious honorary award programs and professional internships for aspiring scientists and engineers. IIA provides policy and programmatic analytical support to the NSF Director and Deputy Director and working in partnership with NSF directorates and offices, plays a leadership role in shaping agency-wide policies and new strategic directions that promote cross-Foundational programmatic and operational unity and alignment.

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International Science and Engineering
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IIA in the News

Nominations for the Alan T. Waterman Award are now being accepted.  See informational flyer here.  Complete nomination packages, consisting of nominations and four letters of reference, have a new due date of October 31, 2014. The nominations and letters must be received through the FastLane system. To submit a nomination, click here.

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Major Research Instrumentation Program:
(NSF  15-504) Posted October 15, 2014

Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships
(NSF  14-600) Posted August 13, 2014

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Posted August 1, 2014

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Posted July 21, 2014

Interdisciplinary Research in Hazards and Disasters
(NSF  14-581) Posted July 9, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Full Proposal: October 29, 2014, Engineering; Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Materials Research

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Full Proposal: October 30, 2014, Mathematical Sciences; Chemistry; Physics and Astronomy

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Full Proposal: November 3, 2014, Social Sciences; Psychology; STEM Education and Learning

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Full Proposal: November 4, 2014, Life Sciences; Geosciences

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students
(NSF  13-593) Full Proposal: November 13, 2014

News See All
jets of matter emitted by young stars Formation and large-scale confinement of jets emitted by young stars finally elucidated
Released October 16, 2014
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Walter Dodds Water research tackles growing grassland threat: Trees
Released September 25, 2014
News From the Field
Measles vaccination How evolutionary principles could help save our world
Released September 11, 2014
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microscopy image of DNA origami Researchers create world's largest DNA origami
Released September 11, 2014
News From the Field
view of a fossilized jaw bone Ancient swamp creature had lips like Mick Jagger
Released September 10, 2014
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