Date Open: 
Agency Deadline: 
Limit per Institution: 
2 -
Title: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), the University Nuclear Leadership Program (formerly the Integrated University Program), Research and Development Grant, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021

   Download the FOA here


Brief Summary: The program provides funding to support research and development for nuclear science, engineering, technology, and related disciplines to develop a workforce capable of supporting the design, construction, operation, and regulation of nuclear facilities and the safe handling of nuclear materials.


  • An applicant/institution may submit no more than two (2) applications in response to this announcement.


Research Office Notice of Intent to Apply deadline:
  • April 26, 2021 - 5 pm pacific time

Agency Deadlines: 
  • May 14, 2021
The general guidance for the preparation of notice of intent to the Research Office:

COVER SHEET (up to 1 page) -please use an 11 point or higher font with one inch margins.

  • Solicitation Name and Descriptive Title
  • Project Summary:  3 or 4 sentences or bullet points that provide an overview of the objective of your proposed research, how you plan to do it, and the expected outcome.
  • Key PI/co-PIs:  5 or 6 sentences or bullet points that highlight team expertise as it relates to the project.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION (up to 1 page) - please use an 11 point or higher font with one inch margins.

Problem statement: Clear and concise statement of

  • Proposed activities: Describe the project to be undertaken and provide the technical specifications of the research activities and timelines that will be undertaken.
  • How the proposed research can lead to the advancement of research/knowledge in this area.
  • Expected results: Describe the outcome you anticipate from the research.
  • Abbreviated CV or biographical sketch of the principal investigator – separate page
Submit your Notice of Intent to the: 


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