EPSCoR - Montana NSF

HISTORY
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Proposals Continued

  • 2004-2007 – Research Focus Areas: Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics (UM); Neuroscience (UM & MSU); Bioengineering (MSU); Bioinspired Nanomaterials (MSU); Undergraduate Research (MTECH); Science Fairs; Tribal College faculty hires; Sub-program Projects: faculty enhancements, graduate student stipends, undergraduate research, summer undergraduate diversity research, visiting scholars, SBIR, invited speakers, women and minority outreach, conference hosting, women in science transition support, faculty buyout, community outreach, science education platforms, technicians, science learning complex
    • Award: NSF $9.0M and MBRCT $4.5M over 3 years

  • 2003 – NSF proposals must narrow research foci (2 areas maximum); Increase support for women and underrepresented groups; Increase support for economic development; Increase support for K-12 and community outreach; Create state-wide proposal management team
    • Award requested: NSF $9.0M and MBRCT $4.5M over 3 years

  • 2001-2004 – Research Focus Areas: Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics (UM), Function and Integrated Analysis of Complex Biological Systems (UM & MSU), Nanotechnology (MSU), Undergraduate Research (MTECH), Tribal Colleges liaison hire and technology support; Sub-program Projects: faculty enhancements, graduate student stipends, undergraduate research, summer undergraduate diversity research, visiting scholars, Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase 0 & 1.5, technician support, state competitive grant awards, invited speakers, external technical assistance, minority outreach, conference hosting, multi-media recruitment, mid-range equipment
    • Award: NSF $9.0M (over 3 years) and MBRCT $3.0M (last 2 years of award)

  • 2000 – NSF proposals must narrow research foci (2-4 areas maximum); Increase support for women and underrepresented groups; Increase support for economic development; Create state-wide proposal management team
    • Award requested: NSF $9.0M (over 3 years) and MBRCT $3.0M (last 2 years of award)

  • 1982-2000 – Broad ranging, general proposals in Environmental Sciences areas (UM, MSU, MTECH)
    • Award funding ranged up to $1.0M per year