ND NASA EPSCoR Request for Pre-Proposals & Reviewers – FY2023 R3 CAN

In response to the FY2023 NASA Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) EPSCoR Rapid Response Research (R3) Announcement Number: NNH23ZHA002C, the North Dakota NASA EPSCoR is soliciting pre-proposals from faculty at affiliate institutions specifically designed to promote and expand NASA research in North Dakota. 

Reviewers:

  • If you are interested in serving as a reviewer for this call, please complete the notice of interest form online here, no later than Noon, Oct. 31, 2022.
  • If you are submitting a pre-proposal for this RFP, you are ineligible to serve as a reviewer.
  • Reviewers will be compensated $40 per pre-proposal. (Pre-proposals are limited to 3 page narratives.)
  • The review period will be ~Oct. 31, 2022 - Nov. 14, 2022.
  • Your potential selection as a reviewer is dependent on the number of proposals received by ND NASA EPSCoR.  

    The full RFP, online submission form, and budget sheet can be found on the ND NASA EPSCoR news page:https://blogs.und.edu/jdosas/2022/09/nd-nasa-epscor-request-for-pre-proposals-fy2023-r3-can/ 

    Deadlines:

    • Pre-Proposals due: Noon, Oct. 31, 2022
    • Full Proposals due to ND NASA EPSCoR: Dec. 8, 2022
    • Full Proposals due to NASA: Dec. 15, 2022

      STEM Research and Education Request for Proposals (NDSU only announcement)

      The ND EPSCoR State Office’s mission is to support efforts of participating institutions of higher education across the state that result in increased STEM research capacity and competitiveness; a stronger STEM pathway that produces our next generation workforce, educators, and researchers; and an informed citizenry that values the STEM ecosystem and economy. Thus, the NDSU campus of ND EPSCoR is now accepting proposals to fund STEM activities. For details, see the Request for Proposals.

      Deadline: noon, October 27, 2022

      STEM Research, Education, and Outreach Request for Proposals

      The ND EPSCoR State Office’s mission is to support efforts of participating institutions of higher education across the state that result in increased STEM research capacity and competitiveness; a stronger STEM pathway that produces our next generation workforce, educators, and researchers; and, an informed citizenry that values the STEM ecosystem and economy. 

      Thus, the ND EPSCoR State Office is now accepting proposals to fund STEM activities at EPSCoR participating institutions: research universities (RUs; NDSU and UND), master’s college/university (MCU; Minot State University), primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs; Dickinson, Mayville, and Valley City State Universities), and the tribal colleges/universities (TCUs; Cankdeska Cikana Community College, Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, Sitting Bull College, Turtle Mountain Community College, and United Tribes Technical College). For details, see the Request for Proposals.

      Deadline: Noon, September 30, 2022

      Travel Awards for ND-ACES CCBSE Faculty Participants

      ND EPSCoR’s New Discoveries in the Advanced Interface of Computation, Engineering, and Science (ND-ACES) RII Track-1 mission is to support scientific efforts that result in increased STEM faculty capacity and competitiveness.

      To underscore the importance of collaborations in the sustainability of the ND-ACES effort, travel seed awards of up to $3,000 are available to ND-ACES Center for Cellular Biointerfaces in Science and Engineering (CCBSE) senior personnel. A collaboration is the extension or development of a research-based engagement (directly aligned with the CCBSE applicant’s ND-ACES activities) with a non-CCBSE researcher affiliated with an academic institution or national laboratory. Travel must be within the domestic U.S. (including within ND) and must be completed by 6/15/23. For details, see the Request for Proposals.

      Deadline: when funds are exhausted

      Defense Established Programs to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) FOAs

      The Department of Defense (DoD) announces the fiscal year 2022 (FY22) Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR). The program is sponsored and managed by the Basic Research Office, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD [R&E]), awarded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), and administered through the Office of Naval Research (ONR). The DoD plans to award FY22 DEPSCoR appropriations through this announcement.

      The Research Collaboration (FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2022-0006) funding opportunity seeks proposals that advance knowledge in basic science involving bold and ambitious research that may lead to extraordinary outcomes such as disrupting accepted theories and perspectives. Proposals must be submitted by a pair of researchers in DEPSCoR States/Territories (Applicant and Collaborator) aimed at introducing potential applicants to the DoD’s unique research challenges and its supportive research ecosystem. Current Closing Date for Applications: Feb 21, 2023

      The Capacity Building funding opportunity (FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2022-0007) aims to support the strategic objectives of IHEs (either individually or in partnership with others) in DEPSCoR States/Territories to achieve basic research excellence in areas of high relevance to the DoD. Current Closing Date for Applications: Feb 21, 2023

      EPSCoR Workshop Opportunities

      Deadline: See solicitation from NSF

      To promote scientific progress nationwide, NSF EPSCoR establishes partnerships that are designed to effect sustainable improvements in a jurisdiction's research infrastructure, research and development capacity, and hence, its R&D competitiveness. EPSCoR welcomes proposals for workshops from institutions within EPSCoR-eligible jurisdictions (Program Solicitation NSF 19-588). These workshops focus on multi-jurisdictional efforts of regional to national importance related to EPSCoR's goals and NSF's mission. For more information, please see the RFP at https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19588/nsf19588.pdf