The Department of Defense (DOD) Office of the Under Secretary for Research & Engineering (USRE) is now accepting applications for their HBCU-MI Summer Faculty Research Fellowship. This program aims to strengthen the collaboration between the U.S. Department of Defense and STEM faculty affiliated with Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) and Minority Institutions (MI). Selected Faculty Fellows will participate in research relevant to the mission of DEVCOM’s Army Research Laboratory (ARL), the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), or the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR). Other DoD laboratories may be accessible as research interests from the candidates are evaluated. More information on each laboratory can be found at www.orau.org/usre.
Participation requires a commitment of ten consecutive weeks between May 1 and September 1, 2024
Selected Summer Faculty Research Fellows will be paid a $25,000 stipend to participate in 10-weeks of research over Summer 2024. Selected fellows also receive a $3,000 allowance to cover costs incurred for research materials, supplies, or travel.
To be eligible for this opportunity applicants must:
Deadline: January 31, 2024
A complete application includes:
The Research Info Paper is a 2-4 page document describing your research capabilities and how those capabilities and your research interest can impact the DOD research mission. Please follow the template below for format and required content of the info paper.
I have not worked with the U.S. Department of Defense on any research in the last five years.