The National Science Foundation offers Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, Virginia, 2012
Scholarship Program: Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at NSF
Type of Award: Fellowship
Nationality:Open for U.S. Citizens.
Employer: The National Science Foundation
Level of Study: Fellowships are available for students leading to Postdoctoral Research.
Subject(s): It supports the studies related to Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences.
Duration: This fellowship provides a maximum of two years of support to candidates
Number of Awards: Up to 15 total fellowships contingent upon the quality of the applications and availability of funds.
Am I Eligible? (1)The Fellowship applicant must be a U.S. citizen, national, or legally admitted permanent resident alien of theUnited States and meet the additional criteria listed below in the program solicitation.
(2) Obtained the PhD. degree within 24 months before the SPRF application deadline date, or will obtain the PhD. degree within 10 months after the SPRF application deadline date.
What does it cover? Maximum anticipated funding amount is approximately $3,000,000 per year contingent upon the quality of applications and availability of funds.
How do I Apply? You can apply by Post.
Scholarship Description: The goal of the SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SPRF) program is to enhance the participation of under-represented groups in science and engineering; promote interdisciplinary research; and encourage doctoral-level scientists (who are not yet in full-time positions) to take advantage of the two-year fellowships to prepare for scientific careers in academia, industry, and government.
Application closing date: The applications are due by October 29, 2012