NASA Kentucky Grant Opportunities

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-21-002: NASA KY EPSCoR CRA Research Pre-Proposals 2021-2022 (pdf) OPEN
RFP-21-003: NASA KY EPSCoR ISS Flight Opportunity Whitepapers 2021-2022 (pdf) OPEN
RFP-19-003: NASA KY EPSCoR Research Faculty NASA Travel Opportunity (pdf) OPEN


NASA EPSCoR Rapid Response Research (R3)


Previous Opportunities (closed)

NASA KY Previously Awarded Proposals (pdf)
RFP-21-001: NASA KY Space Grant Programs 2021-2022 (pdf) CLOSED
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-19-004: 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
RFP-17-001: NASA KY Space Grant Consortium 2016-2017 Request for Proposals
RFP-17-002: NASA KY EPSCoR Programs 2016-2017 Request for Proposals
RFP-17-003: NASA KY EPSCoR RA 2016-2017 Request for Pre-Proposals
RFP-17-004: NASA KY EPSCoR RA 2017-2018 Request for Pre-Proposals
RFP-16-001: NASA KY Space Grant Consortium 2015-2016 Request for Proposals
RFP-16-002: NASA KY EPSCoR Programs 2015-2016 Request for Proposals
RFP-16-003: NASA KY EPSCoR RA 2015-2016 Request for Pre-Proposals

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