Higher Education

Our higher education programs include:

  1. Higher Education Course Development Program (this program replaced our IRUSC Program)
  2. Maine Student High Altitude Platform Program (MeSHAP) at the University of Maine

Other research programs for higher education faculty are identified below


The goal of the Higher Education Course Development Program is to support higher education affiliates in improving their STEM curricula through the development or revision of STEM courses and curriculum


The 2019 Program is now closed.  Please check back in the spring of 2020 for our next competition


Letters of Intent are due:  Monday, July 22, 2019

Proposals are due:  Monday, September 23, 2019

Download the 2019_2020  Higher Education Course Development RFP to view proposal guidelines and important dates.

Download the write-able forms as referenced as Appendix A

Evaluation Criteria for the Higher Education Course Development Program will be posted here soon

Research Infrastructure

Minority Collaboration Program

MeSHAP-High Altitude Ballooning Program