Announcing Missouri Transect Seed Funding for Data Visualization

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Missouri EPSCoR is releasing its second Missouri Transect Seed Funding Request for Proposals (RFP). Click the hyperlinks to download the RFP, Budget Form, and Intent to Submit Form.  The Intent to Submit Form is due Friday, September 23, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. CDT.  The Full Proposal and Budget Form are due Friday, October 21, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. CDT.  You must send an Intent to Submit form in order for your full proposal to be considered.

Please send all correspondence to epscor [at] missouri [dot] edu

RFP Snapshot:

Program Name

The Missouri Transect Seed Funding

Source of Funds

The Missouri Transect Seed Funding is part of the NSF EPSCoR Track-1 Research Infrastructure Improvement program The Missouri Transect: Climate, Plants and Community (IIA-1355406).


The Missouri Transect is a five-year effort to build infrastructure, knowledge, and collaborations in research and education across Missouri. The Missouri Transect Seed Funding program supports new research and educational initiatives to leverage new opportunities and emerging areas of research in Data Visualization.


Individuals, independent researchers, and educators at accredited academic institutions and research institutions in Missouri are eligible to apply.  Only projects with research and/or education in areas related to the Missouri Transect’s focus on the effects of climate variability on plants and communities are eligible for Seed Funding. The Strategic Plan for the Missouri Transect can be found at

The anticipated Period of Performance is January 3 – December 29, 2017. 

Award Amount and Duration

The total project budget should be a maximum of $50,000 in direct costs over a span of 12 months.


Request for Proposals Announcement, due October 21 to epscor [at] missouri [dot] edu

Budget Form (Excel Spreadsheet), due October 21 to epscor [at] missouri [dot] edu

Intent to Submit Form, due September 23 to epscor [at] missouri [dot] edu