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.
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.
Helpful resources for internal and external proposal development.
5000 Scholarships awarded through EPSCoR
2700 Graduate research assistantships funded
190 Faculty new hires at Nevada institutions
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 EPSCoR Awards: NSF EPSCoR RII Track-1; Four NASA EPSCoR CAN; Four NASA EPSCoR RID
Current Nevada System Sponsored Programs and EPSCoR funding opportunities
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) announces the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Academic Year 2023-2024 Scholarships to promote undergraduate research opportunities at all NSHE institutions. The program is supported by funding from the Nevada NSF EPSCoR Harnessing the Data [ ]
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 [ ]
The Nevada Space Grant Consortium (NVSGC) seeks to fund five projects for either Curriculum Development or Hands-On-Training. The maximum federal contribution for each project is $25,000. Due to requirements of the Space Grant program, $25,000 institutional match is required on all [ ]