Faculty Programs

The Office of Naval Research sponsors educational activities that provide science and engineering faculty members from institutions of higher education the opportunity to participate in research of mutual interest to the faculty member and peers at U.S. Navy laboratories.

  • Sabbatical Leave Program (SLP): The SLP provides an opportunity for faculty to participate in naval-relevant research at a DoN laboratory or warfare center during the academic school year. Eligible faculty must be U.S. citizens who hold teaching or research appointments at any U.S. college or university to include Minority Serving Institutions. Learn more about the SLP.
  • Summer Faculty Research Program (SFRP): The SFRP provides an opportunity for faculty to participate in research at a DoN laboratory or warfare center from May through August. Eligible faculty must be U.S. citizens who hold teaching or research appointments at any U.S. college or university to include Minority Serving Institutions. Learn more about the SFRP.

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