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NSF-EPSCOR 2014-2019

National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research

Kentucky NSF EPSCoR Seed Funding Programs

  • Research Scholar Program (RSP)

Provides funding for under-represented undergraduate research students. 

  • Research Enhancement Grant (REG)

Research seed-funding for faculty members at regional institutions for research projects that would serve as the basis for submission of a research proposal application to the National Science Foundation. 

  • Research Start-Up Support (RSS)

Start-up support funding to recruit new-hire, research-active Kentucky faculty at regional institutions with the goal of submitting proposals to the NSF.

  • Education, Outreach & Diversity (EOC)

KY NSF EPSCoR proudly supports a wide range of events and  activities focused on STEM education, outreach and community.

  • EPSCoR Internships (EI)

Internships for undergraduate and graduate students at science or tech companies with an operating presence in Kentucky.






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 Last Modified 9/30/19