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AFOSR: PRESIDENTIAL EARLY CAREER AWARD IN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING (PECASE)

Posted 5/13/2014 Printable Fact Sheet

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Presidential Early Career Award in Science & Engineering (PECASE)

The PECASE recognize some of the nation's finest scientists and engineers who, while early in their research careers, show exceptional potential for leadership at the frontiers of scientific knowledge during the 21st century. The Awards foster innovative and far-reaching developments in science and technology, increase awareness of careers in science and engineering, give recognition to the scientific missions of participating agencies, enhance connections between fundamental research and national goals, and highlight the importance of science and technology for the nation's future. The Awards are conferred annually at the White House following recommendations from participating agencies.

Eligibility
To be eligible for the PECASE, an individual must be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident with no more than five years from receipt of the doctorate degree. Each award will be $200K per year for five years. AFOSR awardees will be selected from among highly qualified institute of higher education principal investigators to AFOSR or former National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) fellowship recipients. Candidates must hold tenure-track positions at U.S. universities. Individuals can not apply to the PECASE program but must be nominated by an AFOSR Program Officer and have a proposal that addresses U.S. Air Force research interests as described in the current AFOSR Broad Agency Announcement (BAA). Furthermore, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will make the final selection and announcement of the awardees. Contact:
Ellen D. Montgomery,
AFOSR/RTB
(703) 588-8527
DSN 425-8527
FAX: (703) 696-8450
Email: PECASE@afosr.af.mil or info@us.af.mil







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