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Young Faculty Award Proposers Day

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is sponsoring a Proposers Day to provide information to potential proposers on the objectives of an anticipated Research Announcement (RA) for the Young Faculty Award (YFA) program. The Proposers Day will be held on Monday, October 3 from 2-5 p.m. The event will be held via webcast only. Advance registration is required.

ELIGIBILITY: Attendance via the webcast is open to individuals who are U.S. Citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents and Foreign Nationals at U.S. Institutions who meet the eligibility criteria listed below:

  • Proposers must be tenure track assistant/associate professors or their equivalent at non-profit research institutions.
  • Proposers must be within 8 years of their tenure-clock/appointment start date at a U.S. institution, excluding any personal leaves of absence.
  • Previous YFA Award recipients are not eligible for this or any future YFA program.
  • Former DARPA program managers are not eligible to apply for funding under this program.

Register before Wednesday, September 28 here:

For more information, visit: DARPA-SN-16-72


Kelsey Bennett