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house Bill H.R. 144

Supporting Early-Career Researchers Act

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Supporting Early-Career Researchers Act

Official Title

To forestall the loss of research talent by establishing a temporary early career research fellowship program.


Supporting Early-Career Researchers Act This bill authorizes the National Science Foundation to establish a two-year pilot program to award grants to highly qualified early-career investigators to carry out an independent research program at the institution of higher education chosen by such investigator, to last for a period not greater than two years. The NSF shall select grantees from among citizens, nationals, and lawfully admitted permanent resident aliens of the United States. The NSF shall conduct program outreach to recruit fellowship applicants (1) from all regions of the country; (2) from historically underrepresented populations in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); and (3) who graduate from or intend to carry out research at a variety of types of institutions of higher education, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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      senate Committees
      Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
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      house Committees
      Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
    IntroducedJanuary 4th, 2021