2015 NSF CAREER Solicitation Issued

The National Science Foundation has just issued the new solicitation (NSF 15-555) for the 2015 cycle of its Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) competition. Although most information and requirements remain the same as in past years, investigators should take note of the following:

Submission Deadlines

  • Full Proposals to BIO, CISE, and EHR are due July 21, 2015.
  • Full Proposals to ENG are due July 22, 2015.
  • Full Proposals to GEO, MPS, and SBE are due July 23, 2015.


  • In a change from previous years, letters of collaboration are now limited to a one-sentence statement.

Please see the CAREER Program page for more information. Be sure to register for the “How to Write a Winning NSF CAREER Proposal” Webinar, March 24, 2015, for additional assistance.

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Coordinator for Research Development Services, VCU Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation

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