Law & Social Sciences


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
Last Updated Date: Nov 02, 2018
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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