NOTICE: The New Investigator Program (NIP) in Earth Science will not be competed in 2018. NIP is moving to a 3-year cycle and is scheduled to solicit proposals next in ROSES-2020. Eligibility will be
extended to six years after award of PhD in order that potential proposers continue to have two opportunities to propose. The full
text of the most recent call can be found in A.36 of ROSES-2017.
Ph.D. within 6 years (expected to change from 5 years to 6 to permit 2 attempts in the 3 year cycle).
Previous Average awards: 80-90k per year for up to 3 years