National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant


The National Science Foundation offers Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants (DDIG) to help support dissertation research in the following disciplines: environmental biology; integrative biology and neuroscience; cultural anthropology; physical anthropology; archaeology and archaeometry; developmental and learning sciences; geography and regional science; perception, action and cognition; linguistics; social psychology; decision, risk, and management science; economics; law and social science; methodology, measurement and statistics; political science; science and technology studies; societal dimention of engineering, science, and technology; sociology; arctic natural sciences and system science; atmospheric sciences; earth sciences; glaciology; oceanography; arctic social science.


U.S. Citizens and non U.S. Citizens

Award Amount

Varies by division



See division websites for details