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NASA Early Career Funding Opportunities


NSPIRES Early Career Faculty (ECF) - NNH17ZOA001N-17ECF_B1

  • Deadline 
    • Notice of Intent Due - March 3, 2017 (5 PM ET)
    • ​Proposal Due - March 31, 2017 (5 PM ET)
  • Who is eligible to apply? 
    • PI must be an untenured Assistant Professor on the tenure track at the sponsoring U.S. university at the time of award. 
    • Be a U.S. citizen or have lawful status of permanent residency no later than August 1 following the proposal submission deadline. 
    • A PI may only submit one proposal in response to this solicitation. 
  • What is the budget and duration? 
    • $200,000/year for up to 3 year
  • Additional Notes
    • ECF is focused on supporting outstanding faculty researchers early in their careers as they conduct space technology research of high priority to NASA’s Mission Directorates.
    • Co-Investigators are not permitted. 
    • Collaborators are permitted.
    • PI's citizenship status chould be addressed in both biosketch and department letter.
    • Award will be terminated wif PI transfers to a position that is not either tenure track or tenured. 
    • View solicitation HERE.