This request for application is presented to the University of Maryland College Park, a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland, itself a public agency and instrumentality of the State of Maryland, located in College Park, Maryland, (hereinafter referred to as the â€śUniversityâ€ť or â€śUMCPâ€ť). The National Institute of Standards and Technology (â€śNISTâ€ť) has a long history of collaboration with the University in research areas such as Atomic, Molecular, and Optical (AMO) Physics; Condensed Matter (CM) Physics, Quantum Physics, and Quantum Information Science (QIS) including its relevance to computer science, mathematics, and engineering. In an effort to continue this collaborative effort, the NIST invites the University to apply for continued support of the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) and the Joint Center for Quantum Information in Computer Science (QuICS), which are joint enterprises between the NIST and the UMCP, with the support and participation of the National Security Agency / Central Security Service Research Directorate (â€śNSA/CSS RDâ€ť or â€śRDâ€ť). The JQI and QuICS are currently institutes/centers with facilities shared by the NIST, the University, and the RD that is primarily housed by the University. The JQI and QuICS in addition to current and future housing receive other resources from the University.