Law & Social Sciences – Scholarship and Grants Opportunities

    Funding Opportunity ID: 310072
    Opportunity Number: 19-519
    Opportunity Title: Law & Social Sciences
    Opportunity Category: Discretionary
    Opportunity Category Explanation:
    Funding Instrument Type: Grant
    Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
    Category Explanation:
    CFDA Number(s): 47.075
    Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
    Additional Information on Eligibility: *Who May Submit Proposals: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: – Organization limit varies by the type of proposal: <ul> <li>Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants: USInstitutions of Higher Education (IHEs).</li> <li>For all other types of proposals: see the categories of proposers eligible to submit proposals to the National Science Foundation identified in the NSF Proposal &amp; Award Policies &amp; Procedures Guide (PAPPG), Chapter I.E.</li> </ul> See Section II. Program Description for detailed information about each type of proposal. *Who May Serve as PI: PI eligibility limit varies by thetype of proposal. See Section II. Program Description for detailed information about each type of proposal.
    Agency Code: NSF
    Agency Name: National Science Foundation
    Posted Date: Nov 02, 2018
    Close Date: Jan 29, 2019 Standard and Collaborative Research; Dissertation Research, Standard and Collaborative Research
    Award Ceiling: $0
    Award Floor: $0
    Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,500,000
    Expected Number of Awards:
    Description: The Law & Social Sciences Program considers proposals that address social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules.The Program is inherently interdisciplinary and multi-methodological. Successful proposals describe research that advances scientific theory and understanding of the connections between human behavior and law, legal institutions, or legal processes.Social scientific studies of law often approach law as dynamic, made in multiple arenas, and with the participation of multiple actors.Fields of study include many disciplines, and often address problems including though not limited to: Crime, Violence, and Policing Economic Issues Governance and Courts Human Rights and Comparative Law Legal Decision Making Legal Mobilization and Conceptions of Justice Litigation and the Legal Profession Punishment and Corrections LSS supports the following types of proposals: Standard Research Grants and Grants for Collaborative Research Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants Conference Awards LSS also participates in a number of specialized funding opportunities through NSF’s cross-cutting and cross-directorate activities, including, for example: Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Research at Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) Grants for Rapid Response Research (RAPID) Early-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) For information about these and other programs, please visit the Cross-cutting and NSF-wide Active Funding Opportunities homepage.
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