Research Opportunities

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APPLY HERE:    REAP/Palmetto Research Academy 2021-22 Applications

SC Space Grant Research and Education Awards Program (REAP), due Thursday, January 29, 2021.

  • The primary objective of REAP is to provide funding for faculty members to initiate or enhance research programs that have strong linkages to NASA Mission Directorates. For more information, visit our REAP website.

           *Please note the new requirement of student participation in the Research Facilitation and Education Research subprograms


SC Space Grant Palmetto Research Academy, Faculty applications due Monday, December 7, 2021.
The South Carolina Space Grant Consortium (SCSGC) is pleased to announce the Palmetto Academy Program, an immersive and integrated multidisciplinary exposure and training for students with various backgrounds and career aspirations. For more information, visit our Palmetto Academy website. Student applications are available at this site.

            *Please note that this program is contingent upon funding from NASA HQ and may be cancelled at any time.


SC Space Grant Mini-Research and Education Awards Program (mini-REAP)

Applications / Proposals due by 5pm October 15, 2020.

  • The goal of mini-REAP is to provide support for faculty to initiate NASA contacts and collaborations that aid in bringing SC faculty into the mainstream of NASA research.  Programs should have strong linkages to NASA’s Mission Directorates. For more information, visit our Mini-REAP Page .


For information on our SC NASA EPSCoR programs and opportunities, please visit the SC NASA EPSCoR site.


Important download links for your proposals:

Appendix A – FY 2021 Areas of Research Interests

NASA Education Implementation Plan 2015 – 2017

NASA 2018 Strategic Plan

SC Vision 2025 – Advancing SC’s Capacity and Expertise in Science and Technology

Mini-REAP Cover Page    

 Blank Budget    

Equal Opportunity Form

*Citizenship requirements vary by program. Please consult your campus director or the main office to inquire further.

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