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Program Deadline Program Synopsis
Department of Agriculture
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), National Institute of Food and Agriculture varies by program area
The Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants component includes funding for new investigators. A new investigator is defined as an individual who is beginning their career, does not have an extensive scientific publication record, and has less than five years postgraduate career-track experience. The new investigator may not have received competitively awarded Federal research funds as Project Director with the exception of pre- or postdoctoral grants or AFRI Seed Grants.
Department of Agriculture
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRL)
The Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants component includes funding for new investigators. A new investigator is defined as an individual who is beginning their career, does not have an extensive scientific publication record, and has less than five years postgraduate career-track experience. The new investigator may not have received competitively awarded Federal research funds as Project Director with the exception of pre- or postdoctoral grants or AFRI Seed Grants.
Agriculture and Food Research
Department of Defense
Young Investigator Program, Office of Naval Research

ONR’s YIP 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 and who show exceptional promise for doing creative research.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.

Deadline: TBA

Young Investigator Program, Office of Naval Research
Young Investigator Program

The Air Force YIP supports scientists and engineers who have received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees in the last five years and show exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research. The objective of this program is to foster creative basic research in science and engineering; enhance early career development of outstanding young investigators; and increase opportunities for the young investigator to recognize the Air Force mission and related challenges in science and engineering. Each award will be funded at the $150,000 level for three years. Exceptional proposals will be considered individually for higher funding levels and longer duration.

Deadline: Open Deadline

Young Investigator Program, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
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