Air Force Fiscal Year 2015 Young Investigator Research Program

Quick Facts

Due DateSeptember 15, 2014 (Monday)
Award Amount$ 300,000 - $ 450,000
Category of Funding ActivityScience and Technology and other Research and Development
Eligible Applicants
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses

Program Description

AFOSR's Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) supports scientists and engineers who have received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees in the last five years (on or after 1 May 2009) and who 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 investigators to recognize the Air Force mission and the related challenges in science and engineering. AFOSR is seeking unclassified proposals addressing the research areas of interest for the Air Force Research Laboratory. The basic research areas of current interest are available on-line in the current AFOSR BAA, BAA-AFOSR-2014-0001.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberBAA-AFOSR-2014-0003
Funding Opportunity TitleAir Force Fiscal Year 2015 Young Investigator Research Program
Opportunity CategoryScience and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards40
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJune 19, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateSeptember 15, 2014 (Monday)
Application Archive DateOctober 15, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 14,400,000
Award Amount$ 300,000 - $ 450,000
CFDA Number
  • 12.800 - Air Force Defense Research Sciences Program
  • 000000

Eligible Applicants

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Defense
Program Information WebsiteBAA-AFOSR-2014-0001 (Research Areas)
ContactOffice: Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Program POC:
Ellen D. Montgomery
Phone: 703-588-8527
E-mail: ellen.montgomery@us.af.mil
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