The Research for Defense Education Faculty (R-DEF) mission is to increase DoD social science expertise by investing in the defense experts who teach our future military and national security leaders at professional military education (PME) institutions and military service academies. R-DEF awards offer existing PME teaching faculty the resources and time to conduct scholarly research on Minerva topics of interest.
The R-DEF awards range in size from $10,000 to $60,000 and can be used from May 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Only teaching faculty at PME institutions and military service academies are eligible for the R-DEF awards.
R-DEF proposals were due April 12, 2017
Awards announced: May 31, 2017
Complete applications include:
All application materials were due April 12, 2017. Late applications will not be accepted. Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with "R-DEF FY-17 [researcher name]" in the subject line.