The Simons Foundation’s Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) division invites applications for its new Targeted Grants in MPS program. Grants will support high-risk projects of exceptional promise and scientific importance
The program is intended to support high-risk projects of exceptional promise and scientific importance on a case-by-case basis.
Funding & Duration
A typical Targeted Grant in MPS provides funding for up to five years. The funding provided is flexible and based on the type of support requested in the proposal.
Expenses for experiments, equipment, or computations, as well as for personnel and travel, are allowable. Indirect costs are limited to 20 percent of direct costs, with the following exceptions: equipment, tuition, and any subcontracts with budgets, including indirect expenses.
Indirect costs paid to a subcontractor may not exceed 20 percent of the direct costs paid to the subcontractor
Applications may be submitted by established U.S. and foreign public and private educational institutions and stand-alone research centres.