About EPSCoR

EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) was established by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 1979, with a goal of strengthening U.S. research and education in science and engineering. In 1991-92 the U.S. Congress asked other federal agencies supporting academic research to form EPSCoR programs similar to that of NSF.

Seven federal agencies now have EPSCoR programs: the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Dept. of Defense, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Dept. of Energy, and Environmental Protection Agency.

The National Science Foundation designates states as qualifying for EPSCoR funds. That designation then carries eligibility to apply for federal EPSCoR funds. Each federal agency administers its EPSCoR program as it best contributes to their mission.

NASA's EPSCoR funds are administered by the NASA National Space Grant infrastructure. The NH Space Grant director is the NH NASA EPSCoR director.

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Federal Agencies with EPSCoR Programs
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) EPSCoR Program

National Science Foundation (NSF) EPSCoR Program

National Institutes of Health (NIH) EPSCoR Program

Dept. of Defense (DoD) EPSCoR Program

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) EPSCoR Program

Dept. of Energy (DOE) EPSCoR Program

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) EPSCoR Progr

NH EPSCoR Related Information
NH EPSCoR Program Office

New Hampshire NASA Space Grant Consortium

Dartmouth College Rocket Laboratory

Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

UNH Environmental Research Group

Mount Washington Observatory

BAE Systems North America

UNH Remote Sensing and Infectious Disease Research Program


States with NASA EPSCoR Programs
NASA EPSCoR Directors Listed by State