Los Alamos National LaboratoryCenter for Space and Earth Science
Part of the National Security Education Center

Categories for CSES Proposals

High quality, cutting-edge science in the areas of astrophysics, space physics, solid planetary geoscience, and Earth systems

Contact  

  • Director
  • Reiner Friedel
  • (505) 665-1936
  • Email
  • Professional Staff Assistant
  • Melissa Martinez
  • (505) 665-0391
  • Email

CSES offers several program elements. New to CSES is a more flexible proposal schedule - not all program elements are offered in each call, and some program elements have calls more than once per year, depending on available budget.

See details as listed in the Call for proposals for each program element.

Current CSES program elements

CSES Student Fellow program
Needs to address the CSES Focused Science Topics for each of the science disciplines.
CSES Postdoctoral Fellow Program
Needs to address the CSES Focused Science Topics for each of the science disciplines.
CSES Emerging Ideas Program
While alignment to the CSES Focused Science Topics is encouraged, this program element is program is open to all emerging scientific ideas. Up to 4 calls per year.
CSES Special Large University Program
Needs to address the broad science focus of one of the CSES disciplines as outlined in the underlying CSES LDRD-DR project. One call every three years. Not offered in this call (next opportunity will be in the FY20 call for FY21 new starts).