Supporting Collaboration in STEM Engagement Across Kentucky

We provide mini-grants for URM-serving individuals and organizations seeking to collaborate, address gaps and overlaps in service, and share exemplary practices for engaging students and citizens in STEM topics.


Kentucky NSF EPSCoR provides funding to support STEM initiatives & education across the state.

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URM Engagement

Supports STEM Outreach

Applications to all EPSCoR programs can include requests for federally-negotiated institutional F&A/indirect costs. Maximum budget request amounts indicated apply to direct costs. F&A costs can be added to these direct cost maximums.

Please be advised that if awarded, a certification of completion of Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training for all of the aforementioned students, consistent with the sub-awarded institution’s policies, will need to be provided to KY NSF EPSCoR ( before a subcontracted award can be fully executed.

All KY NSF EPSCoR awardees and funded participants are obligated to complete a Seed Funding Annual Awards Outcomes Report available on our website