• 26 Mar 2019

    AFOSR Funding Opportunities: Apply for the Air Force Young Investigator Program (YIP)

    The Air Force YIP supports scientists and engineers who have received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees within the last seven years and show exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research. The objectives of this program are: 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...
    • 26 Mar 2019

    AFOSR Funding Opportunities: How to Contact a Program Officer (PO)

    To find and fund revolutionary science, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) solicits research proposals through a BAA on Grants.gov ( https://www.grants.gov/ ). Interested in funding for your innovative research ideas? Visit our latest BAA at https://go.usa.gov/xPk66 to get started. As the basic research directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory, AFOSR currently distributes its basic research program...
    • 4 Mar 2019

    How Do I Apply for the DURIP?

    The Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) is administered through the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Army Research Office, and the Office of Naval Research. The DURIP program is for the acquisition of major equipment by U.S institutions of higher education to augment current or develop new research capabilities to support research in technical areas of interest to the DoD. DURIP is...
    • 4 Mar 2019

    How Do I Submit a Proposal on Grants.gov?

    To find and fund revolutionary science, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) solicits research proposals through a BAA on Grants.gov https://www.grants.gov/ . Interested in funding for your innovative research ideas? Visit our latest BAA (FA9550-18-S-0003) at https://go.usa.gov/xPk66 to get started. As the basic research directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory https://afresearchlab.com/ , AFOSR...
    • 19 Dec 2018

    How Academics Can Work with AFOSR

    by Ali Sayir, AFOSR Program Officer The Basics Roughly 70% of AFOSR's total budget is spent on funding basic research grants with academia. At a high level this is how an interested researcher would approach obtaining funding from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research 1. Review BAAs & Scope Ideas In order to find opportunities that match your interests, review Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs)...