The National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education, and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.

The next deadline for the (CAREER) is 5:00 p.m. submitter’s local time on Monday, July 26, 2021

Please read these FAQs in advance. Frequently Asked Questions for the CAREER program (NSF 20-025).

For specific program-related questions, we encourage you to contact Sponsored Projects Services at Chapman and/or the program officer of the program that you are applying to. If after reviewing the program descriptions on the NSF website you are still not sure which program officer to contact, please use the list of division and directorate CAREER contacts who can help refer you to a specific program and associated program officer.

A Chapman NSF CAREER Workshop will be held on June 2, 2021 (1 – 2 PM) for faculty to:

  • Learn from previous CAREER Awardees.
  • Share ideas on how best to put forward a successful grant application.
  • Ask questions of representatives from the Office of Research.

Please RSVP  prior to June 1 to join the NSF Career Proposal Workshop.