University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

ND EPSCoR offers assistantship program for graduate students

The North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research provides competitive funding designed to increase graduate school opportunities for students from Dickinson State University, Mayville State University, Minot State University, Valley City State University and the state’s tribal colleges.

The Graduate Student Research Assistantship program supports master’s or doctoral degree applicants in science, engineering and mathematics at North Dakota’s two research universities, NDSU and UND. American Indian and Alaskan native applicants must have graduated from one of the N.D. tribal colleges or have been a participant in N.D. EPSCoR’s Nurturing American Tribal Undergraduate Research and Education (NATURE) program.

Faculty and staff are invited to recruit students. Application reviews will begin Feb. 9, with a final deadline of noon, March 8. Program information and application requirements are at

ND EPSCoR is a federally and state funded program designed to improve the ability of university researchers to compete more ef¬fectively for federal, regional and private research grants in science, engineering and mathematics.

Questions can be directed to Mark R. Hoffmann at 777-2492 or

-- Research and Economic Development.

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