Funding Available for Archival Research

SOFIA is pleased to invite proposals for SOFIA Archival Research Programs (SARP), aimed at encouraging the use of SOFIA archival observations for impactful science.

This program will fund archival research projects primarily using SOFIA data to encourage the use of available SOFIA archival data in the Infrared Science Archive (IRSA). Two distinct types of proposals for the archival research program are solicited in this round:

  • Regular Proposals - Large programs requesting up to $150,000 per year, or more in exceptional cases, and lasting up to two years
  • Small Proposals - Targeted programs requesting up to $50,000 and lasting for one year 

This call is open to all U.S. institutions. This complements the Astrophysics Data Analysis Program (ADAP) under the NASA Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) solicitation. Proposals are due February 12, 2021Learn more here.

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