NSF's Directorate for Engineering recently released a solicitation titled Engineering Research Initiation (ERI) (NSF 21-574) for new academic researchers in non-R1 institutions. This opportunity aims to broaden the base of engineering researchers who have not yet received support from Federal Agencies. The ERI award, including indirect costs, must not exceed $200,000 for a duration of 24 months. Submission deadline will be June 18, 2021.
More information can be found here.
Limit on Number of Proposals per PI or Co-PI: 1
An individual may serve as PI on only one ERI proposal in response to this solicitation.
Only one PI per proposal is allowed; Co-Principal Investigators (Co-PI) and senior personnel are not permitted. Collaborative proposals are not permitted.