The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is hosting virtual office hours to share information about the Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-4: EPSCoR Research Fellows solicitation. This opportunity provides awards to build research capacity in institutions and transform the career trajectories of investigators and to further develop their individual research potential through extended collaborative visits to the nation’s premier private, governmental, or academic research centers.

NSF EPSCoR welcomes interested applicants to register for one or more of the following office hour sessions:

Office Hour Dates—all times at 3:00PM ET

  • February 24, 2021
  • March 17, 2021
  • March 31, 2021
  • April 21, 2021

Registration link:

Please Submit questions in advance to


  • A short presentation that includes a brief overview of the opportunity FAQs and tips for proposal submission
  • Open time for Q&A

While real time captioning will be available, requests for additional accommodations may be sent to 14 days in advance.