Outreach

The ND EPSCoR State Office is committed to broadening the STEM pathway, helping to build capacity and capabilities of students and faculty across the state. The annual Request for Proposal (RFP) process serves the state through investment.

Pictured right: The ND EPSCoR State Office funded STEM grants by location (FY20-21; fiscal years award were made). *The shading on each beaker represents the percentage of awards funded on each campus. View all ND EPSCoR State Office-funded faculty awards and ND EPSCoR State Office-funded student awards.

Partnerships to Build STEM Capacity in North Dakota

First released in 2016 (updated in 2021), this document was created to help faculty looking to partner with others to increase STEM research/education capacity within higher education institutions across ND. This document also helps the North Dakota Established Program to Simulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) State Office pursue it’s mission to provide leadership and coordination to broaden and diversify ND's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce pathway from elementary through graduate school; support and grow statewide STEM research efforts (capacity and competitiveness) at participating institutions of higher education, particularly among early career faculty; and, convey the impact of STEM research, outreach, and workforce efforts to ND stakeholders. The up-to-data in this document aids the:

  • Preparation of STEM proposals by faculty at institutions in ND to external agencies or sponsors,
  • Formation of faculty research and educational partnerships/collaborations between institutions, and
  • Establishment of priorities for STEM research and outreach calls for proposals and funding issued by the ND EPSCoR State Office

Partnerships to Build STEM Resources in North Dakota

First released in August 2021, the Partnerships to Build STEM Resources in North Dakota document compiles a variety of information related to informal and formal K-12 education in North Dakota (ND); from ND EPSCoR State Office K-12 survey results, ND Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) data, current K-12 ND EPSCoR State Office partnerships, and K-12 outreach and or engagement opportunities available at higher education institutions.