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NSF Fellowships for International Scientific Research

The National Science Foundation is accepting applications for fellowships to support international research opportunities for scientists and engineers at early stages of their careers, with the goal of establishing relationships between American and foreign scientific groups. Research outside the foundation's focus, such as bioscience aimed at treating a disease, is generally not supported.

Who is eligible: investigators who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents as of October 8, 2002, and who have received a doctoral degree within three years of the application date or expect to receive a doctoral degree by March 31, 2003, the anticipated award date.

Deadline for applications: October 8, 2002.

Total amount to be awarded and number of awards: $2.5 million for 35 awards. Amount of individual awards: Last year's awards ranged from $60,000 to $100,000; fellowships are awarded for a period of 3 to 24 months.

Proposals submitted in response to this program announcement/solicitation should be prepared and submitted in accordance with the general guidelines contained in the NSF Grant Proposal Guide (GPG). The complete text of the GPG is available electronically on the NSF Web Site at:

Paper copies of the GPG may be obtained from the NSF Publications Clearinghouse: telephone (301) 947-2722, e-mail

The National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22230, Tel: 703-292-5111, FIRS: 800-877-8339 | TDD: (703) 292-5090.

--Joyce M. Randolph, Executive Director, Office of International Programs

Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 5, September 24, 2002


September 24, 2002
Volume 49 Number 5

The Annenbergs enhance Penn's Annenberg School for Communication with a new $100 million endowment.
A Sesquicentennial Celebration--celebrating 150 years of Engineering at Penn, this week.
LGBT Center celebrates new home and 20th anniversary on Thursday.
A White House Town Hall Meeting on Securing Cyberspace will be held on campus next Thursday.
Alumna on Jeopardy! tonight.
Speaking Out: Compensation; Safe-guarding Labs, and Arms of University.
Pottruck Health and Fitness Center--a state-of-the-art facility--gives new meaning to recreation.