Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Young Investigator Award



The U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Program supports scientists and engineers who have received a Ph.D. or equivalent degrees in the last five years, and show exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research. The objective of this program is to foster creative basic research in science and engineering; enhance early career development of outstanding young investigators; and increase opportunities for the young investigator to recognize the Air Force mission and related challenges in science and engineering.