Submission of Proposals to New Antarctic Research Program Solicitation
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Submission of Proposals to New Antarctic Research Program Solicitation

National Science Foundation
Office of Polar Programs
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22230

Posted February 27, 2017

Submission Deadline: May 23, 2017

The Office of Polar Programs has issued a new solicitation for Antarctic research proposals.

The NSF-managed U.S. Antarctic Program supports scientific research on the southernmost continent and provides related operational research support. OPP’s Antarctic Sciences Section supports research to:

  • expand fundamental knowledge of the Antarctic region;
  • improve understanding of interactions between the Antarctic region and global earth systems;
  • utilize the unique characteristics of the Antarctic continent as an observing platform.

Antarctic fieldwork is supported for research that can only be performed or is best performed in Antarctica. The Antarctic section encourages research using existing samples, models, and data that does not require fieldwork as well as research that crosses and combines disciplinary perspectives and approaches.

The new solicitation, which describes all requirements for submitting a proposal, may be found in HTML and PDF formats at the National Science Foundation web site.

The deadline for full proposals is 5:00 PM, at the submitter's local time, on May 23, 2017.