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1890 Faculty Research Sabbatical Program

The 1890 Faculty Research Sabbatical Program (FRSP) provides faculty at 1890 land-grant universities (LGUs) with the opportunity to participate in a residency at an ARS laboratory to conduct cooperative research of mutual interest with ARS scientists. Tenure-track and research-track faculty who have been employed for a minimum of 3 years at their current 1890 LGU are eligible to participate in the program. Each year, pending annual appropriations, ARS invests up to $500,000 in the program to support expenses such as salary, housing, personal living expenses, travel, and research costs.

To learn more about other programs available to 1890 LGUs, visit the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture website.

FY 2020 Opportunity Now Closed 

Check back in the coming months for updates about the FY 2021 program.

1890 FRSP Informational Webinar

On Thursday, December 5, 2019, ARS presented an informational webinar for external audiences about the 1890 Faculty Research Sabbatical Program. 

Watch the video (40 min. 50 sec.)

Transcript

Contact

For more information on the 1890 Faculty Research Sabbatical Program, email 1890FRSP@usda.gov.

To learn more about ARS scientists interested in partnering with 1890 LGU faculty, visit the 1890 Partnerships Hub.

To learn more about ARS research programs, visit the ARS Office of National Programs home page.