The North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research has announced an open application period for its Graduate Student Research Assistantship program.
The program is designed to increase graduate school opportunities in science, engineering and mathematics for master’s or doctoral degree applicants from Dickinson State University, Mayville State University, Minot State University, Valley City State University and tribal colleges in North Dakota to attend the two major research universities, NDSU and the University of North Dakota.
American Indian and Alaskan native applicants must have graduated from one of the tribal colleges in North Dakota or have been a participant in N.D. EPSCoR’s Nurturing American Tribal Undergraduate Research and Education program.
Faculty and staff are invited to recruit students. Letters of application must be submitted to the NDSU Graduate Office no later than noon on March 7, 2014. Program information and application requirements are at www.ndepscor.nodak.edu.
N.D. EPSCoR is a federally and state funded program designed to improve the ability of university researchers to compete more effectively for federal, regional and private research grants in the sciences, engineering and mathematics.