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ND NASA EPSCoR Request for Pre-Proposals – NASA EPSCoR CAN

North Dakota NASA EPSCoR (Established Program to Simulate Competitive Research) is soliciting research pre-proposals from faculty at affiliate institutions. These pre-proposals are in response to the recent NASA EPSCoR CAN (Cooperative Agreement Notice), Announcement Number: NNH21ZHA004C.



  • Faculty PI must be from an ND NASA EPSCoR affiliate institution.
  • Research must be in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) and demonstrate alignment with NASA priorities and one or more NASA Mission Directorates.
  • Research must meet all eligibility requirements defined in the NASA EPSCoR CAN Solicitation.


Proposal Submission Timeline:

  • Pre-proposals due via online submission form to ND NASA EPSCoR: Noon, 02/17/2021
  • Pre-proposals will be evaluated in a down-select. Only one full proposal may move forward for consideration for the ND NASA EPSCoR jurisdiction.
  • Successful pre-proposal team notified: 02/24/2021
  • NOI due in NSPIRES: 02/26/2021
  • Full proposal due in NSPIRES: 04/19/2021


Research RFP

Budget Sheet

Online Submission Form

Hyperlinked Shareable PDF Flyer


Finance questions may be directed to Laurie Baumgartner:

General questions may be directed to Caitlin Nolby: or Marissa Saad:



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