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.

Special note regarding this program

The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) will be issuing their own separate Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowships and Follow-up Research Starter Grants solicitation for the 2009 competition and beyond. The intent is to have this new solicitation published on the NSF web site on or before July 31st, 2009. In the interim, please do not use NSF 06-586 for guidance in creating your proposals.

Applications for postdoctoral research fellowships in biology will be accepted under the broadening participation theme of the existing program soliticitation NSF 07-580, Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology  (PRFB) (currently under revision)