Universities Research Association’s (URA) Visiting Scholars Program—Spring Award Deadline!

Announcement of Opportunity for the spring 2022 award cycle under Universities Research Association’s (URA) Visiting Scholars Program. Proposals for this cycle are due Monday, February 28, 2022 and awards are anticipated to be announced at the end of March.

Proposals are due to the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs osrp@iit.edu no later than five days prior to the sponsor deadline.

Individual proposals may be submitted by researchers who are faculty, postdocs, or graduate students at URA member universities. Researchers are defined as graduate students, postdocs, or faculty doing research in areas such as high energy physics experiments, astrophysics, theory, accelerator physics, engineering, materials science, computer science, quantum science and technology, and accelerator R&D, related to the Fermilab mission. Applicants must be employed by or, in the case of graduate students, enrolled at URA member institutions during the award term.

The URA Visiting Scholars Award Program is supported by contributions from the URA member universities. The VSP awards provide financial support for faculty and students from URA’s member universities to work at Fermilab for periods of up to one year. URA makes two rounds of awards each year, in the spring and fall. The application deadline for the fall 2022 cycle is Monday, August 29, 2022, in which case proposals are due to the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs by August 22nd.