The (NSF) Science of Science and Innovation Policy program
The (NSF) Science of Science and Innovation Policy program is seeking applications for FY 09; the solicitation notes that doctoral dissertation improvement awards and international collaboration are specifically encouraged. The program's goals include creating new or improving existing models to explain how investments in science and engineering research benefit the private and public sectors. $8 million is available for 15-20 awards, most of which will receive a maximum of $400,000. Proposals are due December 16, 2008.
More information is available at: www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08586/nsf08586.htm.