NSF Offers Carrot to 'Needy' States

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Science  20 Jun 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5320, pp. 1787
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5320.1787

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The state-based Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research is giving some scientists a chance at a much bigger pot of NSF research funds if they can compete successfully against peers at larger, more research-intensive universities. It's part of NSF's effort to "graduate" such scientists into its regular programs.