Nevada System Sponsored Programs and EPSCoR

Promoting the opportunities and collaborations within science, research, education, and technology for NSHE institutions in Nevada

SPO & EPSCoR Services

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.

About

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).

Proposal Development

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.

SPO Forms

Proposal Development Forms

Helpful resources for internal and external proposal development.

Education, Outreach, and Workforce

5000 Scholarships awarded through EPSCoR
2700 Graduate research assistantships funded
190 Faculty new hires at Nevada institutions

EPSCoR Now

  • What Is EPSCoR?
  • Highlights
  • Nevada EPSCoR Advisory Committee
  • EPSCoR Info
  • NV EPSCoR Success

What Is EPSCoR?

Highlights

Nevada EPSCoR Advisory Committee

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.

EPSCoR Info

Current EPSCoR Awards: NSF EPSCoR RII Track-1; Four NASA EPSCoR CAN; Four NASA EPSCoR RID

NV EPSCoR Success

News Center

Current News

Funding Opportunities

Current Nevada System Sponsored Programs and EPSCoR funding opportunities

SPO & EPSCoR News Center

Just Released - February 2018 Discoveries Magazine

Read the latest issue of the Discoveries magazine for Nevada SPO/EPSCoR!

NSF Science360 News Picture of the Day Dr. Henry Sun, DRI

Dr. Henry Sun, DRI featured as the Picture of the Day in February 2, 2018 NSF Science360 News. Savings the Desert’s Upper Crust: NEXUS researchers investigate the preservation of a vital component of desert ecosystems. Part of the NSF Nevada […]

NSF Science360 News Top Story Dr. Lei Yang, UNR

Dr. Lei Yang, UNR featured as the Top Story in January 8, 2018 NSF Science360 News. How the Wind Blows: investigating improved wind forecasting to harness clean energy potential. Part of the NSF Nevada EPSCoR Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada […]