Grant Opportunities with NASA Kentucky

Apply for NASA KY Funding

Please see the NASA KY FAQ for answers to frequently asked questions. Prepare proposals using Proposal Forms and submit via the Submit a Proposal page.

NASA Kentucky provides grants for projects under multiple funding programs. Proposals are submitted through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process. Most programs require proposal submission by a PI (Principal Investigator) from a Kentucky institution of higher education or an organization affiliated with the KY Space Grant Consortium.

Current Funding Opportunities

RFP-23-003: NASA KY Space Grant Consortium Programs 2023 (pdf) CLOSED
RFP-23-001: NASA KY EPSCoR Faculty Research Travel Opportunity (RT) (pdf) OPEN


The next call for NASA KY EPSCoR RID projects is expected in early 2023

Previous Opportunities (closed)

NASA KY Previously Awarded Proposals 2016-2022 (pdf)
RFP-23-002: NASA KY EPSCoR ISS Flight Opportunity (ISS) FY2023 (pdf)
RFP-22-006: NASA KY EPSCoR Rapid Response Research (R3) FY2023 (pdf)
RFP-22-005: NASA KY EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Development (RID) 2022 (pdf)
RFP-22-004: NASA KY EPSCoR Research Award (RA) Pre-Proposals 2022 (pdf)
RFP-22-003: NASA KY Space Grant Consortium Programs 2022-2023 (pdf)
RFI-22-002: NASA KY EPSCoR Suborbital Flight Request for Information 2022 (pdf)
RFI-22-001: NASA KY EPSCoR R3 Request for Information 2022 (pdf)
RFP-21-002: NASA KY EPSCoR CRA Research Pre-Proposals 2021-2022 (pdf)
RFP-21-003: NASA KY EPSCoR ISS Flight Opportunity Whitepapers 2021-2022 (pdf)
RFP-21-001: NASA KY Space Grant Programs 2021-2022 (pdf)
RFP-20-001: NASA KY Space Grant (pdf)
RFP-20-002: NASA KY EPSCoR RID (pdf)
RFP-20-003: NASA KY EPSCoR RA 2020-2021 Request for Pre-Proposals (pdf)
HCI-NASA Student Internship Program for Summer 2020
RFP-19-001: NASA KY Space Grant 2018-2019 Request for Proposals
RFP-19-002: NASA KY EPSCoR RID Programs 2019 Request for Proposals (pdf)
RFP-19-003: NASA KY EPSCoR Research Faculty NASA Travel Opportunity (pdf)
RFP-19-004: NASA KY EPSCoR RA 2019 Request for Pre-Proposals (pdf)
RFP-19-005: NASA KY EPSCoR ISS Opportunity (pdf)
RFP-19-006: NASA KY EPSCoR R3 Opportunity (pdf)
HCI-NASA Student Internship Program for Summer 2019
RFP-18-001: NASA KY Space Grant Consortium 2017-2018 Request for Proposals
RFP-18-002: NASA KY EPSCoR RA 2018 Request for Pre-Proposals
RFP-18-003: NASA KY EPSCoR ISS Flight Opportunity 2018
RFP-18-004: NASA KY EPSCoR Rapid Response Research (R3) Opportunity

Contact Us

NASA Kentucky Space Grant Consortium and EPSCoR Programs

Dr. Alexandre Martin, Director

University of Kentucky College of Engineering
151 R.G. Anderson Bldg (RGAN)
Lexington, KY 40506-0503

Phone: 859-218-NASA (218-6272)

Director Emeritus:
Dr. Suzanne W. Smith

Associate Director:
Jacob Owen   859-323-4542

Accounts Manager:
Angela Back   859-323-4543