NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) Comprehensive Grant Program

Funding Agency:
Department of Commerce

The NCNR is soliciting proposals from eligible applicants to support research involving neutron research and spectroscopy; specifically, NCNR seeks proposals aimed at providing technical assistance to visiting researchers at NCNR, developing new instrumentation and measurement capabilities for neutron research, conducting collaborative research with NIST scientists, and conducting other outreach and educational activities that advance the use of neutrons by U.S. academia and industrial scientists. 

Deadline: May 8, 2017

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

 Accredited institutions of higher education and non-profit organizations; commercial organizations; state, local and Indian tribal governments; foreign governments; organizations under the jurisdiction of foreign governments; and international organizations. 



Amount Description

 NIST anticipates funding one (1) – three (3) projects for up to five (5) years in the range of approximately $1,000,000 - $3,500,000 per year. Note that all budget documents must reflect the full amount of Federal funds requested for any given year.

Funding Type





Curriculum Development
Engineering and Physical Sciences

External Deadline

May 8, 2017