Research Pilot Grants (VTSGC and VT NASA EPSCoR)

Awards of up to $7,500 will provide seed money to explore a new research project in an area aligned with a new or continuing NASA research priority.

Small-Scale Research Grants

(VT NASA EPSCoR only.) For more established research projects, the VT NASA EPSCoR Program offers Small-Scale Grants of up to $25,000. Small-Scale Grants may include funding for project components such as, but not limited to, the following: summer support of faculty, graduate and undergraduate student research support; supplies and small-scale equipment items; domestic conference travel and travel funds to visit collaborator(s) at a NASA Center. Small-Scale Grant budgets will ordinarily include travel funds to visit a NASA Center. Small-Scale Grant applicants must have an existing NASA contact/collaborator who will provide a letter of support for this project.

Applications for 2018 are now closed.

Past Application Documents