Provide facilitation of externally funded research and other scholarly activities and the maintenance of fiscal accountability and regulatory compliance. Cradle-to-grave support for EPSCoR and other major programs that involve NSHE-wide coordination and distribution of funds.
Nevada became an EPSCoR state in 1985 and has received awards totaling $72M. These awards have been leveraged to receive $121M in follow on funding.
Nevada System Sponsored Programs and EPSCoR
The Nevada System Sponsored Programs (SPO) & Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
The role of the SPO is to provide facilitation of externally funded research and other scholarly activities and the maintenance of fiscal accountability and regulatory compliance. The SPO is responsible for all financial actions and required reporting.
The Nevada EPSCoR Advisory Committee (NVEAC) is an independent body responsible for providing guidance to Nevada’s EPSCoR programs by identifying potential research and development (R&D) improvement strategies and activities that are consistent with Nevada’s Science and Technology Plan and most likely to advance the further development of a nationally competitive academic R&D capability.
Current Nevada System Sponsored Programs and EPSCoR funding opportunities
Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Summer 2021 Scholarships - 03/05/21 Deadline to Apply
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) announces the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Summer 2021 Scholarships to promote undergraduate research.
Focus: The UROP program promotes intensive undergraduate research opportunities for university students. Through these research experiences, our goal is to enhance [ ]
2021 NASA EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Development Seed Grant - 03/15/2021 Deadline to apply
The programmatic focus is to further engage and utilize Nevada’s unique resources and talent for enhancing scientific discovery and/or developing new technologies to address NASA’s research priorities. The request for seed grant funds may be based on outcomes from prior [ ]
2021-2022 NV NASA Space Grant Research Infrastructure - 03/15/2021 Deadline to apply
The Nevada Space Grant Consortium (NVSGC) seeks to develop a diverse and capable Nevada STEM workforce by providing funds for NASA-related faculty research and/or workforce development projects. Selected faculty projects will enhance Nevada’s research infrastructure and/or provide STEM workforce development [ ]