The maximum award for a master degree program proposal is $250,000 in total.
The maximum award for a PhD program proposal is $400,000 in total.
The Department of Homeland Securitys (DHS) Scientific Leadership Awards (SLA) support the development of a coordinated program of education
in Homeland Security-related Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (HS-STEM) to prepare students for careers in research and development of the technology needed to secure our nation.
Moreover, DHS S&T strongly supports the development of a workforce that reflects the population of the United States of America.
The DHS Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate, Office of University Programs solicits applications from eligible Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) granting graduate degrees to support early career faculty and to establish homeland securityrelated scientific leadership programs in areas critical to homeland security.