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DOE Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)

The U.S. Department of Energy's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DOE EPSCoR) is a federal-state partnership program designed to enhance the capabilities of designated states and territories to conduct sustainable and nationally competitive energy-related research. DOE EPSCoR addresses this mission by fostering competitions for scientific and engineering research in states and territories that have demonstrated a commitment to develop their research bases and to improve the quality of science and engineering research conducted at their universities and colleges. DOE EPSCoR has a strong science orientation but welcomes applications for research spanning the range of program offices and topical areas covered by the Department. While a strong academic component including the education of graduate students or training of post-doctoral fellows is required, industrial participation or leadership on grant applications is also welcome.
All project funds must be awarded to institutions within EPSCoR jurisdictions (states/territories). See the main website for full requirements.
Audience Researcher
duration Maximum period of three to six years (depending on the type of FOA)
Timeframe Varies
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