Founded in 1950 by aerospace pioneer James S. McDonnell, the Foundation was established to "improve the quality of life," and does so by contributing to the generation of new knowledge through its support of research and scholarship. The Foundation awards grants via the Foundation-initiated, peer-reviewed proposal processes described in the 21st Century Science Initiative.
JSMF provides funding for grants in three program areas:
The deadline has passed for the JSMF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Studying Complex Systems was June 14, 2013, 20:59 UTC.
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