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Program Details

Building EPSCoR-State/National Laboratory Partnerships, Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0003201

Sponsor: DOE
Internal Deadline: 01/03/2024
Institutional Submission Limit: 2/a
Sponsor Deadline: 01/17/2024
Program Website

This program seeks applications for Building EPSCoR-State/DOE-National Laboratory Partnerships. These partnerships advance understanding of the physical world by supporting fundamental, early-stage energy research collaborations with the DOE National Laboratories. (Information on the DOE National Laboratories including links to websites can be found at The collaborative research must address early-stage scientific research in the physical, biological, computational, or engineering sciences. The research must be of public benefit and relevant to DOE’s Congressionally-authorized mission.

Please note:
   - Participation by undergraduate students, graduate students, or postdoctoral fellows is required.
   - Early career faculty are encouraged to apply.
   - Utilization of DOE user facilities is encouraged. (Information on the SC User Facilities can be found at; information on the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy user facilities can be found at
   - Building EPSCoR-State/National Laboratory Partnerships webinar December 18, 2023, 3:00 PM EST. Webinar registration details.

USC may submit no more than two (2) pre-applications and applications as the lead organization within each of the program areas listed (a.-p.) under item 8 (page 11 of the PDF). A PI may lead only one application to the FOA.

Submission Deadline for Pre-Applications (required): January 17, 2024 at 5:00 PM ET
Pre-Application Response Date: January 31, 2024 at 5:00 PM ET
Submission Deadline for Applications: February 28, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET


Submission Process

Limited submissions MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research.

If interested in applying for this opportunity, email a one-page project abstract, include at top the DOE program area, project title, PI, and list of key collaborators, as well as a 2-3 page CV/biosketch for the PI (SCiENcv preferred) by 5pm on the INTERNAL DEADLINE above to Julie Morris at

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