The National Science Foundation (NSF) Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) has three tracks:

  • Track-1: Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Projects
  • Track-2: Focused EPSCoR collaborations involving two or three EPSCoR jurisdictions partnering together
  • Track-4: EPSCoR Research Fellows program supporting researchers early in their career

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