The Office of Science of the Department of Energy is pleased to announce the request for applications for the fiscal year 2019 Early Career Research Program. The funding opportunity for researchers in universities and DOE national laboratories, now in its tenth year, supports the development of individual research programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers and stimulates research careers in the disciplines supported by the DOE Office of Science. Opportunities exist in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR); Biological and Environmental Research (BER); Basic Energy Sciences (BES), Fusion Energy Sciences (FES); High Energy Physics (HEP), and Nuclear Physics (NP).

Further information on eligibility, program rules, and how to apply can be found here:

The complete university Funding Opportunity Announcement is posted on the Grants and Contracts website under reference number DE-FOA-0002019. University preapplications must be submitted into the DOE Office of Science Portfolio Analysis and Management System (PAMS) website. University full applications must be submitted into

The complete DOE National Laboratory funding announcement is posted on the Grants and Contracts website ( ) under reference number LAB 19-2019.

Frequently Asked Questions are in the file shown below.  Also included for information is an archive for abstracts for prior year awards under this program.

Frequently asked questions