National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants (DDIG) support dissertation research in the following fields; archaeology; biology; cognitive neuroscience; cultural anthropology; decision risk and management science; economics, geography; human cognition and perception; law and social sciences; linguistics; methodology, measurement and statistics; physical anthropology; political science; science and technology studies; and sociology. Check the program area sites within NSF for details on specific programs.


vary by NSF division

Application Procedure:
Must be submitted through the university

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: Doctoral student - require ABD status at start of award

Award Type:

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)
Summer (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
STEM fields and Social Sciences

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
July 3, 2015

Last Updated: 6/8/16