The Office of Naval Research announces the FY 2002 Young Investigator Program (YIP), in which U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents holding tenure track or permanent positions at U.S. institutions of higher education, who received Ph.D. (or equivalent) degrees on or after 01 November 1996, are invited to submit research proposals in support of naval research interests. About 24 grant awards of $100,000 per year for three years (with the possibility of greater support to purchase capital equipment and/or through matching funds) are anticipated.
This announcement can be accessed through the ONR website at http://www.onr.navy.mil 
A description of the Department of the Navy’s current priority research areas is available by selecting “Science and Technology” on the ONR website.
Deadlines for receipt are Thursday, November 1, 2001.