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  Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities are programs that are supported by the National Science Foundation and are available to support research efforts. They can be viewed by Program Area or Alphabetically.

  Proposal Information

For specific guidelines on proposal preparation for the Instrumentation and Facilities program, please see Guidelines for the Preparation of Proposals. For specific information on other EAR programs, please see the specific program under Funding Opportunities. For general information that applies to all proposals, please see General Proposal Information.

  EAR Data Sharing Policy (MS-Word document)

This statement provides guidelines from the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR), National Science Foundation, for the implementation of the Foundation's Data Sharing Policy. The overall purpose and fundamental objective of these policy statements is to ensure and facilitate full and open access to quality data for research and education in the Earth Sciences. These guidelines are considered to be a binding condition on all EAR-supported projects.

  Target Dates and Deadlines

Geology & Paleontology: January 16 and July 16, annually.

Geophysics; Hydrologic Sciences; Petrology and Geochemistry; Tectonics: June 1 and December 1, annually.

Continental Dynamics: Pre-proposals on June 1, full proposals on November 15, annually.

EarthScope: August 24, 2004; July 16, 2005 and annually thereafter.

Education & Human Resources: General proposals accepted at any time. REU-Site proposals accepted once per year on the NSF-wide deadline of August 17.

Instrumentation and Facilities – January 16 (except equipment acquisition and instrument and technique development) and July 16, annually

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