NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships (EAR-PF)

The Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships (EAR-PF) are funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and support postdoctoral training of researchers in the earth sciences. Applicants must be currently a graduate student or within 18 months of completing their doctoral studies. Applicants must be citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the USA. Research may be conducted at eligible institutions in the USA or abroad. Fellowship provides 90,000 USD/year over a period of 2 years.

Next application closing date: October 26, 2022; thereafter annually on the last Wednesday of October.

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Full-application closing date: 

October 26, 2022

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Grant duration:

2 years

Grant amount:

90,000 USD/year

Recipient qualification:

Any doctoral degree

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