Please click the links below to download the current instructions and application form.

Submit your completed application by email per the due dates below.

Optional: Email a one-page letter of intent summarizing your project at least one month before the application due date. Please let us know if you already have an SD CFAR Collaborator or if you would like us to help you find one. Feel free to ask any questions. We will review your letter, respond to your questions, and notify you if we have any concerns about your proposed research.

Due Date

Applications are usually due by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time on April 1 and October 1. The next application due date is 5:00 pm, Friday, October 1, 2021.


Please email us if you have questions about the 2021 application due date or the application form.

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