Name of Funder
U. S. Department of Defense – Office of Naval Research
FY 2023 Department of the Navy (DoN) Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program
Geographic Area Targeted
Search Process Keywords
Link to Funding Announcement
Application Due Date
December 14, 2022
Grant Award Range
$50,000 to $450,000
Expected Number of Awards
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education
Awards under this FOA will only be made to U.S.-based Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) of higher education with degree-granting programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). As provided in 10 U.S.C. § 4144, eligibility for this competition is only open to the following institutions: A. Institutions of higher education eligible for assistance under Title III or V of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1051 et seq.); and B. Accredited post-secondary MSIs that are recognized by the Department of Education (DoED) as one of the following: Alaskan Native or Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions ANNH); Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI); Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI); Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU); Native American-Serving Non-Tribal Institutions (NASNTI); Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI); Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU). See full-text announcement for additional information.
Overview of Funding
The Department of Navy (DoN) Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program aims to increase the quantity and quality of minority professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the defense community. Research conducted at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) for the DoN HBCU/MI Program:
This FOA is executed under the policy and guidance of the DoN HBCU/MI Program and is administered by the Office of Naval Research (ONR). Competitive white papers and full invited proposals submitted to this FOA must clearly and succinctly describe efforts that advance basic naval-relevant S&T, engage faculty and students in STEM discovery, and expand the research capacity of participant institutions.
The technical content of any proposed effort must contribute to the S&T mission and vision of the DoN and must align with the Naval Research Development Framework.
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