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Archaeology and Archaeometry


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John  E. Yellen-Program Director jyellen@nsf.gov (703) 292-8759  995 N  
Kenyatta  Johnson, Prog. Specialist kenjohns@nsf.gov (703) 292-4363   


Apply to PD 98-1391 as follows:

For full proposals submitted via FastLane: standard Grant Proposal Guidelines apply.
For full proposals submitted via Grants.gov: NSF Grants.gov Application Guide; A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov Guidelines apply (Note: The NSF Grants.gov Application Guide is available on the Grants.gov website and on the NSF website at: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=grantsgovguide)


Full Proposal Target Date:  July 1, 2014

Archaeology - Senior Research

July 1, Annually Thereafter

Full Proposal Target Date:  December 1, 2014


December 1, Annually Thereafter

Full Proposal Target Date:  December 20, 2014

Archaeology - Senior Research

December 20, Annually Thereafter

Doctoral Dissertation Research - Proposals accepted at any time

High-Risk Research in Physical Anthropology and Archaeology (HRRPA) - Proposals accepted at any time


The Archaeology Program provides support for anthropologically relevant archaeological research at both a "senior" and doctoral dissertation level. It also funds anthropologically significant archaeometric research and high risk exploratory research proposals.

For more information about multi-disciplinary research and training opportunities, please visit the SBE Office of Multidisciplinary Activities (SMA) web site.

Also, for more information on the Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants, please visit the Archaeology specific page.


Integrative Paleoanthropology Grants

Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities

Major Research Instrumentation Program

Cultural Anthropology

Geography and Spatial Sciences

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Inter-Campus and Intra-Campus Cyber Connectivity

Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Hydrologic Sciences

Arctic Social Sciences

Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems


Archaeology Award Administration FAQS

Archaeology Proposal Preparation FAQs

Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Senior Archaeology


SAA Data Management Plan Guidance

High-Risk Research in Physical Anthropology and Archaeology (HRRPAA)


Anthropological Sciences

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

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program



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