The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is DHS’s primary research and development (R&D) arm.
S&T manages science and technology research, from development through transition, for the department's operational components and the nation’s first responders.
engineers, scientists and researchers work closely with industry and academic partners to ensure R&D investments address the high-priority needs of today and the growing demands of the future.The DHS Scientific Leadership Awards (SLA) program is one of several programs administered by the S&T Office of University Programs.
Through the SLA program, OUP seeks to build a diverse, highly capable, technical workforce for the homeland security enterprise.
This NOFO is soliciting applications from Minority Serving Intuitions (MSIs) to establish programs that relevant to S&T’s mission within their institutions or MSI networks.