NSF Developmental Sciences (DS) Grants

DS supports basic research that increases our understanding of cognitive, linguistic, social, cultural, and biological processes related to human development across the lifespan. Research supported by this program will add to our knowledge of the underlying developmental processes that support social, cognitive, and behavioral functioning, thereby illuminating ways for individuals to live productive lives as members of society. Full Proposal Target Dates: January 16, 2018 (January 15 annually thereafter) and July 16, 2018 (July 15 annually thereafter).

DS supports research with any appropriate populations for the topics of interest including infants, children, adolescents, adults, and non-human animals. The program also supports research investigating factors that affect developmental change including family, peers, school, community, culture, media, physical, genetic, and epigenetic influences.

For more information, visit the NSF DS Program.