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Science and Technology Centers (STC): Integrative Partners

Limited Submission Announcement

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National Science Foundation (NSF)

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Funding is anticipated at $20 million.  Up to a total of $16 million is expected to be available for first year support of newly funded Centers beginning in FY 2016.  $20 million may be awarded annually thereafter, depending on the availability of funds. 

NSF expects to make up to 4 awards, contingent on availability of funds and receipt of competitive proposals.

Campus Deadline:

Monday, September 8, 2014 | 4:00 PM CT

External Deadline(s):

December 11, 2014 | 5:00 PM CT


A single organization may submit a maximum of three preliminary proposals as the lead institution.  Full proposals will be accepted by invitation only.  There is no limit on the number of proposals in which an institution can participate as a partner.

The Science and Technology Centers (STC): Integrative Partnerships program supports innovative, potentially transformative, complex research, and education projects that require large-scale, long-term awards.

A PI or co-PI on one STC proposal may not be a participant in another STC proposal under review in the same competition.


All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at