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January 2018 NSF Grant Submission Deadlines

Psychological scientists interested in applying for funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) may be interested in the following January deadlines:

The Social Psychology program at NSF supports basic research on human social behavior, including cultural differences and development over the human lifespan. Some research topics supported include: social cognition, personality, interpersonal relations and group processes, and the psychophysiological bases of social behavior.

The DS program supports basic research focusing on multiple domains of development—such as the cognitive, linguistic, social, cultural, and biological domains—across the human and nonhuman animal lifespan. The program also prioritizes multidisciplinary research and projects that include participants from a range of diverse backgrounds.

The SL program supports basic research advancing the science behind learning principles, processes, and constraints. Topics of interest include: learning perseverance, working memory, social learning, and learning environments. Interested scientists can read more about the program’s recent awards to psychological scientists here.

To learn more about funding opportunities in basic research in developmental sciences and in the science of learning at NSF, click here.

The DRMS program seeks proposals directed at increasing the understanding and effectiveness of decision making by individuals, groups, organizations, and society. Funded research must be grounded in theory and generalizable.

The MMS program supports the development of innovative analytical, and statistical methods and models for the social, behavioral, and economic sciences. MMS seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields.

Scientists can learn about other upcoming NSF deadlines by clicking here.


Dear Sir,

I an a researcher from India and working as an Assistant Professor in Indian . Am I eligible to submit project proposal to NSF?

Santanu Acharjee

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