2024 U.S. Department of Defense HBCU/MI Summer Faculty Research Fellowship

Program Dates: May 28, 2024 – 10 August, 2024
Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2024

The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering OUSD(R&E) will begin accepting applications for the 2024 HBCU-MI Summer Faculty Research Fellowship on November 15, 2023. Ten selected fellows from Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) and Minority Serving Institutions (MI) will be paid a $25,000 stipend to participate in research for ten weeks during the Summer of 2024. Each fellow will also receive a $3,000 allowance for research materials, supplies, and travel expenses.


  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must be current HBCU/MI STEM faculty member
  • Must not have collaborated with a DoD Laboratory in the past five years.

Host Organization Benefits:

  • Program funding is provided by OUSD(R&E) (No cost to the host organization).
  • Opportunity to collaborate with top tier, highly motivated HBCU/MI fellows
  • Join a team of organizations creating the next generation of domestic STEM talent strengthening the STEM workforce pipeline.

Program Fellow Benefits:

  • Dislocation Allowance
  • Fellow Stipend
  • Housing Identified & Provided
  • Round Trip Transportation to Host Facility (local transportation is not provided)

Learn more and apply: www.orau.org/USRE

Download the program flyer: https://dodhbcumiopportunities.com/downloads/DoD-HBCU-MI-Faculty-Fellowship-2024.pdf