The CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering Program aims to cultivate the excellence and ensure the promise of research-intensive, early career, science and engineering faculty at CUNY. It is expected that this early career opportunity will advance the research programs of the faculty recipients through boosting their research productivity and accelerating their ability to attract significant external funding.

This year the program will fund three (3) one-year awards of $50,000.

NOTE: The deadline for the submission of J-FRASE competition forms is Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 5PM.


  • Dorthe Eisele, The City College
  • Matthew Johnson, Lehman College
  • Luat Voung, Queens College
  • Brian Zeglis, Hunter College

To find out more about the following winners of last year’s award, please click here

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Psychology faculty eligible to apply?
Yes, as long as they are untenured.

Are Education faculty eligible to apply?

When are the letters of recommendation due?
All letters must be faxed or emailed by 5 pm on Sunday, January 15, 2017.


*Additional questions will be added as the need arises.


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Deadline: January 15, 2017

2017 Application Documents