National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
Kentucky NSF EPSCoR Seed Funding Programs
- Research Scholar Program (RSP)
Provides funding for under-represented undergraduate research students.
- Research Enhancement Grant (REG)
Research seed-funding for faculty members at regional institutions for research projects that would serve as the basis for submission of a research proposal application to the National Science Foundation.
- Research Start-Up Support (RSS)
Start-up support funding to recruit new-hire, research-active Kentucky faculty at regional institutions with the goal of submitting proposals to the NSF.
- Education, Outreach & Diversity (EOC)
KY NSF EPSCoR proudly supports a wide range of events and activities focused on STEM education, outreach and community.
- EPSCoR Internships (EI)
Internships for undergraduate and graduate students at science or tech companies with an operating presence in Kentucky.