Full Proposal Deadline Date: November 20, 2009
Third Friday in November, Annually Thereafter
For electronic submission of proposals, the proposals MUST be submitted by 5:00 PM submitter’s time.
The National Science Foundation awards Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in selected areas of the biological sciences. These grants provide partial support of doctoral dissertation research to improve the overall quality of research. Allowed are costs for doctoral candidates to participate in scientific meetings, to conduct research in specialized facilities or field settings, and to expand an existing body of dissertation research.