SD EPSCoR: K-12 Educational Outreach
EPSCoR is the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, which was established by the National Science Foundation.
Proposals for South Dakota EPSCoR funds aim to increase career opportunities and achievement of secondary school students by enhancing, expanding & developing new programs, and opportunities in specific career clusters.
These opportunities can be accomplished through: development of rigorous new programs; expanding or increasing rigor and relevance in current programs; enhancing career guidance; implementing capstone experiences; providing virtual courses.
The level of priority for funding will be:
1) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math cluster
2) Information Technology cluster
3) Health Science cluster
4) Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources cluster
Funds are awarded on a competitive basis.