The Department of Defense’s Defense University Research Instrumentation Program seeks proposals from universities to purchase equipment and instrumentation in support of research in areas of interest to the DoD which include the areas of research supported by the Army Research Office, the Office of Naval Research, and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. 

The National Academies of Science, Engineering, & Medicine’s NRC Research Associateship Programs promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U.S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral, and senior-level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.