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American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund Early Career Funding Opportunities


Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) Grants

  • Deadline: October 19, 2018
  • Who is eligible to apply?
    • Scientists and engineers in the United States who are within the first three years of their first academic appointment at the level of Assistant Professor or the equivalent. 
    • New investigators may have only three (3) DNI grant applications considered and/or one (1) DNI grant funded in their career. 
    • A principal investigator with an active PRF research grant, including a grant on time extension, may not submit an application for a new grant.
  • What is the budget and duration?
    • ​$110,000 over 2 years
  • Additional Notes
    • The goals of the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund are:
      • To support fundamental research in the petroleum field, and
      • To develop the next generation of engineers and scientists through support of advanced scientific education.
    • Proposals must be submitted through the UNM Foundation