Notices from the National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering. Grantees are wholly responsible for conducting their project activities and preparing the results for publication. Thus, the Foundation does not assume responsibility for such findings or their interpretation.

NSF welcomes proposals from all qualified scientists, engineers and educators. The Foundation strongly encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to compete fully in its programs. In accordance with federal statutes, regulations, and NSF policies, no person on grounds of race, color, age, sex, national origin, or disability shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving financial assistance from NSF (unless otherwise specified in the eligibility requirements for a particular program).

Facilitation Awards for Scientists and Engineers with Disabilities (FASED) provide funding for special assistance or equipment to enable persons with disabilities (investigators and other staff, including student research assistants) to work on NSF-supported projects. See the program announcement or contact the program coordinator at (703) 306-1636.

The National Science Foundation has Telephonic Device for the Deaf (TDD) and Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) capabilities that enable individuals with hearing impairments to communicate with the Foundation regarding NSF programs, employment, or general information. TDD may be accessed at (703) 306-0090 or through FIRS on 1-800-877-8339.


The National Science Foundation promotes and advances scientific progress in the United States by competitively awarding grants for research and education in the sciences, mathematics and engineering.

To get the latest information about program deadlines, to download copies of NSF publications, and to access abstracts of awards, visit the NSF Web site at:


4201 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22230


For General Information (NSF Information Center):

(703) 306-1234


TDD (for the hearing-impaired):

(703) 306-0090


To Order Publications or Forms:


Send an e-mail to:

or telephone:

(301) 947-2722


To Locate NSF Employees:

(703) 306-1234

For the latest information about projects supported by the Division of Undergraduate Education, visit the Divisionís Project Information Resource System on the Web at

Through this system, you can access award abstracts and additional information that is provided and maintained by individual principal investigators.

NSF 99-113
(Replaces NSF 98-110)


Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance: CFDA 47.076

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