Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR): Workshop Opportunities

Status
Posted
Published Date
February 14th, 2024
Total Funding
$1,500,000.00
Award Ceiling
$200,000.00
Expected No. Awards
20
Opportunity No.
24-540

Agency

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is offering a grant opportunity titled "Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR): Workshop Opportunities". This grant aims to promote scientific progress nationwide by facilitating partnerships among academic institutions, government, industry, and non-profit sectors. The grant is designed to promote sustainable improvements in research infrastructure, Research and Development (R&D) capacity, and R&D competitiveness in EPSCoR-eligible jurisdictions. The EPSCoR Workshop Opportunities program welcomes proposals for workshops from institutions within EPSCoR-eligible jurisdictions, such as states, territories, and commonwealths. These workshops should focus on innovative ways to address multi-jurisdictional efforts on themes of regional or national importance, aligning with the goals and mission of NSF and EPSCoR. The grant has an estimated total program funding of $1,500,000, with an award ceiling of $200,000. It is expected that approximately 20 awards will be granted. There is no cost sharing or matching requirement for this grant. For more information and to submit proposals, interested applicants can visit the NSF Publication 24-540 website. If there are any issues or questions regarding the funding announcement, applicants can contact NSF grants.gov support at grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

Description

The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. NSF EPSCoR facilitates the establishment of partnerships among academic institutions, government, industry, and non-profit sectors that are designed to promote sustainable improvements in an EPSCoR-eligible jurisdiction’s research infrastructure, Research and Development (R&D) capacity, and R&D competitiveness. Eligibility to participate in NSF EPSCoR funding opportunities, including the EPSCoR Workshop Opportunities program, is described on the EPSCoR website (see criteria for eligibility link). EPSCoR welcomes proposals for workshops only from institutions within EPSCoR-eligible jurisdictions (i.e. states, territories, commonwealths). These workshops must focus on innovative ways to address multi-jurisdictional efforts on themes of regional or national importance with relevance to the goals and mission of NSF and EPSCoR.

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