NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (NSF DDRIG)


Submission for NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants in various fields (including: archaeology, biological and cultural anthropology, documenting endangered languages, geography and spatial sciences, linguistics, political science, sociology and more). These programs provide either direct (i.e., from NSF) or indirect (i.e., from an awardee institution) funding for students at this level or identify programs that focus on educational developments for this group such as curricula development, training or retention.


Variable. Some proposals accepted anytime. Investigators should submit a proposal when they believe it is ready for submission.

Eligibility Requirements

Students must be a PhD candidate.

How to Apply

Online applications for the NSF DDRIG must be submitted with a principal investigator (advisor of the doctoral student) and a co-principal investigator (the doctoral student).

Campus Liaison

Elizabeth Colucci