Based on the availability of funding, proposals from eligible EPSCoR jurisdictions will be accepted and awards selected through a merit-based, peer-review competition for a cooperative agreement of up to $750,000 over 36 months.

The following are the specific objectives of NASA EPSCoR:

Contribute to and promote the development of research capability in NASA EPSCoR jurisdictions in areas of strategic importance to the NASA mission; • Improve the capabilities of the NASA EPSCoR jurisdictions to gain support from sources outside the NASA EPSCoR program; • Develop partnerships among NASA research assets, academic institutions, and industry; • Contribute to the overall research infrastructure, science and technology capabilities, higher education, and economic development of the jurisdiction; and • Work to improve the environment for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

Per Public Law 102-588, proposals will be accepted only from the 27 NASA EPSCoR Directors at the lead institutions for which they are currently serving.

The NASA EPSCoR Directors from the following jurisdictions are eligible to submit one proposal to this NASA EPSCoR solicitation:
Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Guam, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, US Virgin Islands, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

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Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Office: None

Estimated Funding: $7,000,000

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
State controlled institutions of higher education.The National Science Foundation (NSF) eligibility tables are used to determine overall jurisdiction eligibility for NASA EPSCoR.

Details are available at: http://www.nsf.gov/od/iia/programs/epscor/Eligibility_Tables/FY2016_Eligibility.pdf.

Full Opportunity Web Address:

Jeppie R ComptonEPSCoR Project ManagerPhone: 321-867-6988Fax: 321-867-4044

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