Division of Environmental Biology SF 424

Division of Environmental Biology
National Science Foundation

General Information

Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: 15-609
Funding Opportunity Title: Division of Environmental Biology
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:
CFDA Number(s): 47.074 — Biological Sciences
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No
Posted Date: Sep 17, 2015
Creation Date: Sep 17, 2015
Original Closing Date for Applications: Aug 2, 2016  Preliminary Proposal Deadline; Full Proposal Deadline
Current Closing Date for Applications: Aug 2, 2016   Preliminary Proposal Deadline; Full Proposal Deadline
Archive Date: Sep 1, 2029
Estimated Total Program Funding: $72,000,000
Award Ceiling: $5,000,000
Award Floor: $5,000


Eligible Applicants:
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility:

Additional Information

Agency Name: National Science Foundation
Description: The Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) supports fundamental research on populations, species, communities, and ecosystems. Scientific emphases range across many evolutionary and ecological patterns and processes at all spatial and temporal scales. Areas of research include biodiversity, phylogenetic systematics, molecular evolution, life history evolution, natural selection, ecology, biogeography, ecosystem structure, function and services, conservation biology, global change, and biogeochemical cycles. Research on organismal origins, functions, relationships, interactions, and evolutionary history may incorporate field, laboratory, or collection-based approaches; observational or manipulative experiments; synthesis activities; as well as theoretical approaches involving analytical, statistical, or computational modeling.
Link to Additional Information: NSF Publication 15-609
Contact Information: If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

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