Other Federal EPSCoR Programs

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Established (formerly Experimental) Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), which was created in 1979, identifies, develops, and makes the best use of a state’s academic science and technology resources. SD EPSCoR is NSF-funded.

Besides the National Science Foundation, five other federal agencies have EPSCoR (or EPSCoR-like) programs in which South Dakota participates: