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Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW)

Status: Archived

Archived funding opportunity

This document has been archived.

Important information for proposers

All proposals must be submitted in accordance with the requirements specified in this funding opportunity and in the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that is in effect for the relevant due date to which the proposal is being submitted. It is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that the proposal meets these requirements. Submitting a proposal prior to a specified deadline does not negate this requirement.

This funding opportunity is no longer active and has been archived,

Program contacts

In an era of globalization of research excellence, an international research experience is rapidly becoming an integral part of an outstanding graduate education.  Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW) is a collaboration between NSF and international partners to provide NSF Graduate Research Fellows with expanded opportunities to enhance professional development through research collaborations at science and engineering research sites abroad.

GROW has established research cooperation with counterpart funding organizations in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Singapore, and Sweden.  Only the countries listed are part of the GROW program, no other partners will be considered.

The Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 16-012) provides information on how to apply, eligibility, application requirements, terms, and conditions.  Updated information is sent to all Graduate Research Fellows and supersede previous information. For country-specific information, use the following links:

Inquiries may be made to
GROW@nsf.gov (703)292-8694