External NSF EPSCoR
NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-1 (RII Track-1) awards support improvements in research, physical and cyberinfrastructure, and human capital development in scientific endeavors that have the best potential to improve future Research and Development (R&D) competitiveness of the jurisdiction. The focus of the research project is selected by the jurisdiction’s EPSCoR steering committee and must align with the specific STEM research priorities identified in the jurisdiction’s Science and Technology (S&T) Plan.
RII Track-1 Current Solicitation
Current Solicitation is closed
Announcing a Kansas NSF EPSCoR funding opportunity for major initiatives to improve research infrastructure in the focus area of Adaptive and Resilient Systems.
RII Track-2 FEC
NSF Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC) awards provide opportunities to build inter-jurisdictional collaborative teams of EPSCoR investigators in scientific interest areas consistent with NSF priorities. Projects must include researchers from at least two EPSCoR RII eligible jurisdictions. The collaborative research must demonstrate an integrated and comprehensive vision focused on the discovery and include opportunities to build sustainable STEM capacity that embodies diversity.
RII Track-2 FEC Current Solicitation
Current solicitation is closed
RII Track-4 Research Fellows
NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-4 (RII Track-4) Research Fellows awards are designed for early career, non-tenured faculty with the purpose of enhancing the fellow’s research capacity through site visits and collaborations with premier private, government or academic research centers across the nation. Through these partnerships, the NSF EPSCoR Research Fellows learn new techniques using specialized equipment and facilities. These experiences are expected to transform the fellow’s research career path beyond the award period as well as enhance the research capacity of their institutions.
Letters of Intent: Not required
Full Proposal Deadline Date: April 13, 2021, by 5 p.m. submitter’s local time
Other External Funding Opportunities
For Student Funding Opportunities go to the Student Resources page
For other Post Doctoral and Early Career Funding Opportunities visit the NSF HSI STEM Initiative HUB
NSF Funding Support Resources
Invite NSF Program Officer to campus: NSF Program Officers from different directorates can be invited to Kansas to meet with faculty. Contact Kansas NSF EPSCoR for more information.