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Programs and Funding Opportunities

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Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs
bullet Computer Systems Research  (CSR)
bullet Networking Technology and Systems  (NeTS)
Education and Workforce Program
bullet Broadening Participation in Computing Alliance Program  (BPC-A)
bullet Computing Education for the 21st Century  (CE21)
Research Infrastructure Program
bullet CISE Computing Research Infrastructure  (CRI)
bullet Global Environment for Networking Innovations  (GENI)
bullet Major Research Instrumentation Program:  (MRI) NSF Wide Flag
Additional Funding Opportunities for the CNS Community
bullet ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers NSF Wide Flag
bullet Core Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Big Data Science & Engineering  (BIGDATA)
bullet Cyber-Physical Systems  (CPS)
bullet Cyberlearning: Transforming Education  (Cyberlearning) Crosscutting
bullet Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum  (EARS) Crosscutting
bullet Ethics Education in Science and Engineering  (EESE) Crosscutting
bullet Expeditions in Computing
bullet Graduate Research Fellowship Program  (GRFP) NSF Wide Flag
bullet Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program  (I/UCRC) NSF Wide Flag
bullet Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program  (IGERT) NSF Wide Flag
bullet Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science
bullet Research Experiences for Undergraduates  (REU) NSF Wide Flag Crosscutting
bullet Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace  (SaTC)
bullet Smart Health and Wellbeing  (SHB) Crosscutting
bullet Social-Computational Systems  (SoCS)

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Cyber-Physical Systems
(NSF  13-502) Posted October 4, 2012

Computing Education for the 21st Century
(NSF  12-609) Posted September 17, 2012

Innovation Corps Sites Program
(NSF  12-604) Posted August 30, 2012

Innovation Corps Teams Program
(NSF  12-602) Posted August 28, 2012

NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows
(NSF  12-601) Posted August 27, 2012

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs
(NSF  12-582) Full Proposal: October 9, 2012, MEDIUM Projects

CISE Computing Research Infrastructure
(NSF  11-536) Full Proposal: October 23, 2012

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  12-584) Full Proposal: November 8, 2012, Partnerships for Adaptation, Implementation and Dissemination (PAID)

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students
(NSF  12-498) Full Proposal: November 8, 2012

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  12-599) Full Proposal: November 13, 2012, Engineering; Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering; Materials Research

News See All

visualization of a balls-and-sticks model An Advanced Cyberworld for Data Exploration
Released October 3, 2012
News From the Field
Image showing ethernet cables, ports and switches. NSF Invests $50 Million in Research to Secure Our Nation's Cyberspace
Released September 25, 2012
Press Release
screen capture lining up real and virtual objects Improving Our Depth Perception in Augmented Reality
Released September 17, 2012
Science Nation
computing graphic Researchers Craft Program to Stop Cloud Computer Problems Before They Start
Released September 10, 2012
News From the Field

Discoveries See All

Image of a hydrogen atom with spin, representing an orbital mixture of two probablity waves. The AlloSphere Offers an Interactive Experience of Nano-sized Worlds
New research opportunities emerge from instrument that immerses researchers in multi-dimensional information
Released  September 6, 2011

Digital organisms self-replicate with different fitness levels and fill empty spaces. Digital Organisms Shed Light on Mystery of Altruism
NSF-supported researchers use digital evolution techniques to examine theories about the evolution of altruism
Released  November 15, 2010

Photo of Jun Yao, a graduate student at Rice University. Electronics Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Memory Chips
Rice University graduate student Jun Yao's research with silicon-oxide circuits could be a game-changer in nanoelectronics
Released  October 8, 2010

Photo of Barbara Liskov of MIT in front of a chalk board. Computer Science--A Growing Field That Needs a Few (More) Good Women
Women involved in computer science say more girls should consider a career in this exciting field
Released  March 30, 2009

Eight thumbnail images and 2008 in Review 2008: Year in Review
A look back at some of the NSF-supported advances and activities that made news last year
Released  March 13, 2009

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