Eligibility. To be eligible for the program, a researcher must be an untenured, tenure-track assistant or associate professor at a U.S. academic institution or a full-time employee at a DOE national laboratory or Office of Science user facility. To address special circumstances and challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Science is extending the eligibility window for this competition from 10 to 12 years past PhD award for all applicants.
Awards. Awards to an institution of higher education will be approximately $875,000 over five years and awards to a DOE national laboratory average approximately $2,500,000 over five years. The funding level for institutions of higher education has been raised to encourage these institutions to increase graduate student stipends. Topics include
ECRP opportunities exist in the following SC research programs:
Pre-applications are mandatory and are due on Thursday, January 5, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. EST. Applications will be due on Thursday, March 23, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Only those applicants that receive notification from DOE encouraging a formal application may submit full applications.
A webinar on this opportunity will be held on November 30th at 3 p.m. EST. Please register here.
The FOA can be found here.