Eligibility and Technical Questions due: 15 August 2018 (Wednesday)
Business related Questions Due: 29 August 2018 (Wednesday)
Proposals due: 31 August 2018 (Friday) at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
None, but must contact program director before submitting. No white papers accepted. 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. A list
of Program Officers and their contact information can be found at:
Awards under this FOA will be made only to U.S. Institutions of Higher Education which award degrees in science, engineering, or mathematics. U.S. Non-profit organizations operating primarily for scientific and educational services may also submit proposals. The Principal Investigator of a proposal must be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident (on the date proposals are due), holding a first or second full-time tenure-track or tenuretrack-equivalent faculty position at that university, and has received his/her PhD or equivalent degree on or after 01 January 2011. The term "national" of the United States includes a native resident of a possession of the United States, such as American Samoa. The term “tenure-track-equivalent” is explained on the ONR website:
Applicants may request up to $500,000 for 24-months with an option for up to $250,000 for an additional 12-months. These funds may be budgeted against any reasonable costs related to conducting the proposed research, for example, salary for the investigator, graduate student support, supplies, and applicable indirect cost.