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Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS) awards Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (PRF)

Date posted: 03/17/2010

Award: $86,000 per year per fellowship (approximately 10 fellowships per year)

Field: geosciences

Eligibility: US citizens or legally admitted permanent residents of the US, either current a graduate student or have hald a PhD no more than 3 years prior to award start date

Contact Information:

Name: Amanda S. Adams
Phone: (703) 292-8520
Address: The National Science Foundation 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, Virginia 22230, USA
E-mail: amadams@nsf.gove
Web site: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=12779&WT.mc_id=USNSF_39&WT.mc_ev=click

Additional information:

The Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS) awards Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (PRF) to highly qualified investigators within 3 years of obtaining their PhD to carry out an independent research program. The research plan of each Fellowship must address scientific questions within the scope of AGS disciplines. The program supports researchers for a period of up to 2 years with Fellowships that can be taken to the institution or national facility of their choice. The program is intended to recognize beginning investigators of significant potential, and provide them with experience in research that will broaden perspectives, facilitate interdisciplinary interactions and help establish them in leadership positions within the Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences community. Because the Fellowships are offered only to postdoctoral scientists early in their careers, doctoral advisors are encouraged to discuss the availability of AGS Postdoctoral Research Fellowships with their graduate students early in their doctoral programs. Fellowships are awards to individuals, not institutions, and are administered by the Fellows.

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