FY25 Young Investigator Program

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 12th, 2024
Close Date
April 30th, 2024
Total Funding
$18,750,000.00
Award Ceiling
$750,000.00
Expected No. Awards
25
Opportunity No.
N0001424SF004

Agency

Office of Naval Research (DOD-ONR)

Eligible Applicants

Private Institutions of Higher Education

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is seeking proposals for its Young Investigator Program (YIP). The program aims to identify and support academic scientists and engineers who are in their first or second full-time tenure-track or tenure-track-equivalent academic appointment, have received their PhD or equivalent degree on or after January 1, 2017, and show exceptional promise for creative research. The program's objectives are to attract outstanding faculty members from U.S. Institutions of Higher Education to the Department of the Navy's Science and Technology (S&T) research program, support their research, and encourage their teaching and research careers. Private Institutions of Higher Education are eligible to apply. The program has an estimated total funding of $18,750,000, with an award ceiling of $750,000. The expected number of awards is 25. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate Program Officer to discuss their research ideas before submitting a proposal. More information can be found on the ONR website at https://www.nre.navy.mil/work-with-us/funding-opportunities/announcements.

Description

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is interested in receiving proposals for its Young Investigator Program (YIP). ONR's Young Investigator Program seeks to identify and support academic scientists and engineers who are in their first or second full-time tenure-track or tenure-track-equivalent academic appointment, who have received their PhD or equivalent degree on or after 01 January 2017, and who show exceptional promise for doing creative research. The objectives of this program are to attract outstanding faculty members of U.S. Institutions of Higher Education (hereafter also called "universities") to the Department of the Navy's Science and Technology (S&T) research program, to support their research, and to encourage their teaching and research careers. Individuals who are holding U.S. non-profit equivalent positions are also encouraged to apply. Proposals addressing research areas (as described in the ONR Science and Technology Department section of ONR's website at https://www.nre.navy.mil/ ) which are of interest to ONR Program Officers will be considered. Contact information for each division (a subgroup of an S&T Department) is also listed within the S&T section of the website. Applicants are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to contact the appropriate Program Officer who is the point of contact for a specific technical area to discuss their research ideas before submitting a proposal. A list of most Program Officers and their contact information can be found at: https://www.nre.navy.mil/our-research/onr-technology-and-research or at: https://www.nre.navy.mil/our-research/our-program-officers. Read the full text announcement for more information.

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Title
Type
Grant