Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (Computational Physics)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

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Grant amount: Up to US $90,000,000

Next deadline: Dec 5, 2019

Later deadlines: Dec 3, 2020, Dec 2, 2021

Applicant type: Indigenous Group For-Profit Business Government Entity College / University Nonprofit

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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The Division of Physics (PHY)supports physics research and the preparation of future scientists in the nation’s colleges and universities across a broad range of physics disciplines that span scales of space and time from the largest to the smallest and the oldest to the youngest. The Division is comprised of disciplinary programs covering experimental and theoretical research in the following major subfields of physics.

The deadlines above apply to the following programs:

  • Computational Physics;

Other programs with different deadlines:

  • Accelerator Science;
  • Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics;
  • Elementary Particle Physics;
  • Gravitational Physics;
  • Integrative Activities in Physics;
  • Nuclear Physics;
  • Particle Astrophysics; 
  • Physics of Living Systems;
  • Plasma Physics (supported under a separate solicitation); and
  • Quantum Information Science.

Additional Information: The Physics Division strongly encourages single proposal submission for possible co-review rather than multiple submissions of proposals with slight differences to several programs.

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