University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

NSF issues announcement for doctoral dissertation improvement grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (DDIG)
Program Solicitation# 08-564

The National Science Foundation has issued the following program announcement for Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences. (DDIG)

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The National Science Foundation awards Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in selected areas of the biological sciences. These grants provide partial support of doctoral dissertation research to improve the overall quality of research. Allowed are costs for doctoral candidates to participate in scientific meetings, to conduct research in specialized facilities or field settings, and to expand an existing body of dissertation research.