Funding Opportunities for MCB PIs


January 6, 2020

The Biological Science Directorate and the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences accept proposals to core solicitations as well as special solicitations.  We also announce our interest in specific areas or alert the community to new opportunities through Dear Colleague Letters. 

For an up-to-date list of current funding opportunities visit the ‘Funding Opportunities’ page on the MCB Blog.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2020, its budget is $8.3 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 50,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.

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