The Early Career Investigator Program (ECIP) in Heliophysics is designed to support outstanding scientific research and career development of scientists at the early stage of their professional careers. The program aims to encourage innovative research initiatives and cultivate diverse scientific leadership in Heliophysics.


ROSES-20 Amendment 1 makes two corrections to program element B.14, The Heliophysics Early Career Investigator Program: The description of the final requirement in the bullet list in Section 1.3 has been updated and the expected percentage time in Section 2.1 has been increased. New text is in bold and deleted text is struck through.


Due dates remain unchanged: Step-1 proposals are due May 13, 2020 and Step-2 proposals are due August 12, 2020.


On or about February 21, 2020, this Amendment to the NASA Research Announcement “Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2020” (NNH20ZDA001N) will be posted on the NASA research opportunity homepage at will appear on SARA’s ROSES blog at:


Questions concerning this program element may be directed to Katya Verner at