U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program

COVID-10 Update

Given the outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), AFOSR would like to support all Lab Staff members and FY2020 AFRL SFFP Faculty Fellows and Students in taking the necessary precautions while being able to continue the great research and collaboration offered through this program.

All Awardees should coordinate contingencies with their Lab Advisor immediately per the SFFP Contingency Plan prior to your start date. For more information please contact AFSFFP.PMO@sysplus.com.

U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program
“The FY 2020 Application Period is Closed”

The U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program offers hands-on exposure to Air Force research challenges through 8- to 12-week research residencies at participating Air Force research facilities for full-time science, mathematics, and engineering faculty at U.S. colleges and universities.

Objectives

This program is sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) and is administered by Systems Plus, which provides the oversight and administrative structure for the selection and appointment of applicants. The objectives of the U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program are as follows:

  1. To stimulate professional relationships among U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program participants and the scientists and engineers at Air Force research facilities
  2. To enhance the research interests and capabilities of faculty (both new and experienced researchers) in the U.S. academic community
  3. To elevate the awareness in the U.S. academic community of Air Force research needs and foster continued research at U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program fellows' institutions
  4. To provide the U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program participant opportunities to perform high-quality and meaningful research at Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Directorates, Air Force Test Center, the United States Air Force Academy, or the Air Force Institute of Technology
  5. To provide nationally accredited mentoring of academic researchers at technical directorates of the AFRL, Air Force Test Center, the United States Air Force Academy, and the Air Force Institute of Technology.

Faculty members from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Minority Institutions, American Indian Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HBCU/MI/TCU/HSI), as designated by the U.S. Department of Education, are especially encouraged to apply!