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Funding Opportunity Number:
Jul 02, 2009
Aug 04, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 01, 2009
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 01, 2009
Nov 02, 2009
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility:
All types of domestic entities are eligible to
apply, except other Federal
agencies, Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC)
and nonprofit organizations described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal
Revenue Code of 1986 that engaged in lobbying activities after December 31,
The Principal Investigator must be an untenured Assistant Professor on the
tenure track at a U.S. academic institution as of the deadline for the
application. No more than ten (10) years can have passed between the year
Principal Investigator's Ph.D. was awarded and the year of the deadline for
application (for the present competition, those who received doctorates no
earlier than 1999 are eligible). Each Principal Investigator may only
one Office of Science Early Career Research Program application per annual
competition. Additionally, a Principal Investigator may not participate in
than three Office of Science Early Career Research Program competitions.
Applications must be submitted through a U.S. academic institution. A
companion announcement describes the Early Career Research Program
for full-time DOE national laboratory employees. An employee with a joint
appointment between a university and a DOE national laboratory must apply
through the institution that pays his or her salary and provides his or her
Eligibility exemptions will not be granted.
There can be no co-Principal Investigators and letters of recommendation
Chicago Service Center
The Office of Science of the Department of Energyhereby invites grantapplications for support under the Early Career Research Program in thefollowing program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR);Biological and Environmental Research (BER); Basic Energy Sciences (BES),Fusion Energy Sciences (FES); High Energy Physics (HEP), and NuclearPhysics(NP). The purpose of this program is to support the development ofindividualresearch programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers and tostimulate research careers in the areas supported by the DOE Office ofScience.
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