NSF Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Program


Deadlines: Early February and early August

Eligibility: This program is for graduate students.

Description: This program supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the STEM disciplines. The program is particularly interested in proposals that will contribute to NSF's research-focused Big Ideas: Harnessing the Data Revolution for 21st Century Science and Engineering, Navigating the New Arctic, The Quantum Leap: Leading the Next Quantum Revolution, Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Shaping the Future, Understanding the Rules of Life: Predicting Phenotype and Windows on the Universe: The Era of Multi-Messenger Astrophysics.