ERIC Number: ED243676
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
National Science Foundation Guide to Programs, Fiscal Year 1984.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
This document provides information for individuals who want to submit proposals in areas funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). These areas include: (1) mathematical and physical sciences; (2) engineering; (3) biological, behavioral, and social sciences; (4) astronomical, atmospheric, earth, and ocean sciences; (5) scientific, technological, and international affairs; (6) scientific and engineering personnel and education; and (7) other activities (doctoral dissertation research improvement, research opportunity awards for small-college faculty, and research opportunities for small business concerns with strong scientific or engineering research in science-based innovative technology). Overall research goals, types of research endeavors funded, eligibility criteria, and, when applicable, specific evaluation criteria are provided for the various subfields within each of these areas. A source to obtain additional information about a particular program is also provided. General criteria used in selecting all research projects and an organizational chart showing major NSF program areas are included. (JN)
Descriptors: Engineering, Engineering Education, Evaluation Criteria, Federal Programs, International Programs, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Program Descriptions, Program Guides, Research Proposals, Science Education, Sciences, Scientific Research, Teacher Education, Technology
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (GPO Stock Number 038-000-00531-6, $4.75).
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.