New EPSCoR RII Track-4:NSF & Track-4:FAST Solicitation Issued

The FY 2021 EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program (RII) Track-4: EPSCoR Research Fellows solicitation has been released. The solicitation includes a new pilot program, RII Track-4: FAST, in collaboration with NASA EPSCoR. The submission deadline is April 26 for both the NSF and NASA Track-4 projects. 

RII Track-4:NSF provides support to further develop the individual research potential of Principal Investigators (PIs) through extended collaborative visits to the nation’s premier private, governmental, or academic research centers of their choice.

RII Track-4:FAST provides opportunities for PIs from specific institutions of higher education with high enrollments of trainees from underrepresented populations in STEM (See Section "IV. Eligibility Information" for more details). The aim of this opportunity is to further develop their individual research potential through extended collaborative visits to NASA research facilities located at NASA Centers throughout the United States.  

You can access the full solicitation at

Solicitation 21-557 Due Date(s):

  •  April 26, 2021: RII Track-4:NSF
  • April 26, 2021:  RII Track-4:FAST


IMPORTANT! The information above was obtained from the NSF website on 1.27.2021 and was current at that time. All interested parties and potential submitters should visit the Official Program Website to obtain the most current solicitation updates and information.