Basic research grant of $600K/year
for up to five years to outstanding
faculty whose PhD was awarded
within the past 25 years.
Nominations from accredited,
Open to all disciplines. For a list
of DoD-relevant technologies,
see the website below.
Two stage evaluation: brief white
papers, then full proposals and
interviews with finalists.
Research conducted under this
program will be unclassified.
Security clearance not required at
time of application. If selected as
a finalist, an application for
clearance must be submitted.
Secret security clearance
required for final award.
Visit nsseff.ida.org for full
announcement, rules, and nomination procedures
Department of Defense
Director, Defense Research
For further information call Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Laboratories and Basic Sciences, (703) 588-1372