The Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship is the Department of Defense's most prestigious single-investigator award of up to $3 million over five years. The Fellowship supports bold and ambitious "blue sky" research that may lead to extraordinary outcomes such as revolutionizing entire disciplines, creating entirely new fields, or disrupting accepted theories and perspectives.
For the funding opportunity, important deadlines to consider are:
Informational Webinar: July 10, 2018 at 2-3 PM EST
White paper deadline: August 17, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Full proposal deadline: January 18, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST
More information on the funding opportunity (N00014-18-S-F008) can be found on the grants.gov announcement here.