Through the travel program, NASA EPSCoR seeks to encourage the development of new collaborations, projects and proposals, with the ultimate goal of fostering the growth of NASA related funded research at Montana institutions.

On a competitive bases, the Montana NASA EPSCoR Travel Program provides funding for: 

  • Montana faculty to travel to NASA Centers or to present work at NASA-related conferences. Graduate students can also apply as long as their work directly supports work being done by a faculty member.
  • Visits to Montana campuses by NASA-related researchers. Due to NASA funding restrictions, we cannot support NASA civil servant travel. 

Foreign travel is not allowed under this program.

A post-travel report must be submitted to the Montana NASA EPSCoR Director within two weeks of the completion of travel. Call (406) 994-4223 with questions.

There is no application deadline, submit applications at any time. Requests must be received at least six weeks prior to the desired travel dates. We will respond as soon as we can, usually within two business days.

Application instructions: 

Send a one page proposal and budget to Within the proposal, provide contact information, details of the desired travel, a description of how the travel will benefit NASA funded research in Montana and brief biographic information. Budget requests can include airfare, other transportation costs, lodging, meals, and/or registration. Travel expenses are governed by state rules and regulations, and reimbursement will be made only after travel. Upon approval of the application, reimbursement information will be sent to the applicant.