Suggested Searches

MUREP MIRO

NASA Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Institutional Research Opportunity (IRO) (MIRO)  was established to strengthen and develop the research capacity and infrastructure of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in areas of strategic importance and value to NASA’s mission and national priorities.

CCNY Chemical Engineering Ph.D. student Loleth Robinson performs solid-state NMR measurements on NASA JPL battery materials for the future Europa Lander.

About

MIRO was established to strengthen and develop the research capacity and infrastructure of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in areas of strategic importance and value to NASA’s mission and national priorities. Overall, MIRO awards promote STEM literacy and enhance and sustain the capability of institutions to perform NASA-related research and education, which directly supports NASA’s mission directorates—Aeronautics, Exploration Systems, Science, Space Operations, and Space Technology.

How to Apply

The NASA Research Announcement (NRA), entitled Engagement Opportunities in NASA STEM or EONS, solicits education proposals in support of NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project or MUREP. Proposals will be competitively selected and awarded through the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES).

For a list of planned solicitations, visit the EONS Grant Forecasting webpage. To be notified of award announcements and when the next solicitation opens, proposers should subscribe to NSPIRES.

Applicant Resources

View the Latest Solicitation

2019 – 2020 NASA MIRO and Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Stimuli

MUREP News

Stay up-to-date with the latest content about MUREP.

NASA Awards $14 Million to Universities for Supportive STEM Efforts
5 min read

NASA is investing more than $14 million in 19 U.S. colleges and universities to grow their STEM capacity to participate in critical spaceflight research and prepare a new generation of diverse students for careers in the nation's science, technology, engineering,…

News Release
NASA, White House Advance Historically Black Scholar Recognition
4 min read

NASA and the Department of Education, in support of STEM and diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility initiatives, are hosting a competition to engage students at HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), ultimately bringing diverse talent into the future science, technology,…

News Release

NASA Contact

Dr. Gaffar Gailani, Activity Manager
MUREP Institutional Research Opportunity 
NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center
4800 Lilly Ave, Edwards, CA 93523
Email: gaffar.gailani@nasa.gov