January 21, 2010: The national DEPSCoR program ended in 2009. At this point, no further national DoD EPSCoR programs are anticipated and, consequently, no additional Kansas programs are planned.
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The DEPSCoR Program
The national DEPSCoR program emphasizes single investigator awards of high interest to DoD. Multiple investigator proposals are allowed but must clearly focus on a single project. Each DEPSCoR state submits a package of proposals for these individually fundable projects. Key considerations in the success of DEPSCoR proposals include.
Researchers should not see DEPSCoR as the only avenue or entry point for obtaining DoD funding. If you are submitting a proposal through DEPSCoR, you should also be seeking funding through other DoD programs as well.
- Demonstrate strong technical merit.
- Address critical needs of one or more DoD agencies.
- Strong endorsement from the cognizant DoD program manager.
- Build research infrastructure (people, equipment) in the state.
Links to Other Kansas EPSCoR Programs
Links to DoD Research Agencies