Applicant and Awardee Resources

The Department of Energy’s Office of Science (SC) supports research at institutions of higher education, non-profit and for-profit research organizations, and at all 17 DOE National Laboratories. Current open Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) can be found here. SC program announcements soliciting applications specifically from DOE National Laboratories can be found here.

This site consolidates informational resources relevant to institutions and investigators interested in submitting applications to Office of Science and resources relevant to current awardees.

Grants Process provides a high-level overview of the steps in the application and award processes.

Promoting Inclusive and Equitable Research (PIER) Plans are required with research applications submitted to the Office of Science beginning in FY 2023.

Conference Proposals submitted to the Office of Science are subject to new requirements beginning in FY 2023.

Statement on Digital Data Management provides guidance regarding effective management, preservation, and sharing of digital research data and the Office of Science’s implementation of the DOE requirement for Data Management Plans.

Applicant FAQs provides responses to questions commonly asked by applicants during the application process.

Awardee FAQs provides responses to questions awardees may have during the award period.

Institution Designations/Classifications provides a list of institutions with the following specified: Minority-Serving Institution designation, Carnegie classification, and Emerging Research Institution classification.

DOE Public Access provides links to DOE’s Public Access Plan and OSTI portal of searchable sites for scholarly publications, digital data, and other results of DOE-sponsored research and development (R&D).

Award Search / Public Abstracts links to the Office of Science’s public Portfolio Analysis and Management System (PAMS) site where one can search for grants, cooperative agreements, and interagency awards funded by the Office of Science.

Acknowledgements of Federal Support provides guidance on acknowledging Office of Science-sponsored work in technical publications, news releases, mailings, public websites, and social media.