How to Acknowledge EPSCoR Support

The National Science Foundation (NSF) requires grantees to
acknowledge EPSCoR support with the award number in every
publication of any material based on or developed under an EPSCoR
grant (including student posters, web pages, publications, etc.).
EPSCoR funding awardees are responsible for assuring that every
publication of material (including web pages) based on or developed
under EPSCoR awards, except scientific articles or papers appearing in
scientific, technical or professional journals, contains the following

“Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations
expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not
necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.”

NSF support must also be orally acknowledged during all news media
interviews, including popular media, such as radio, television, and
news magazines.

For more information, refer to the NSF Grant Policy Manual


To acknowledge support for the Track 1 ‘Ike Wai project, use this text:

“Support for the Hawai‘i EPSCoR Program is provided by the National
Science Foundation’s Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII)
Track-1: ‘Ike Wai: Securing Hawaii’s Water Future Award # OIA-

You can find project logos here:

Media Information

It is important that Hawai‘i EPSCoR to protect the integrity of the
stakeholders, collaborators and partners involved. If anyone is writing
a press release, website feature, or are contacted by the media or
campus writers about EPSCoR related research and activities, put
them in contact with, to fact-check program information.

EPSCoR keeps a news archive and promotes news through the website
and social media. If an article is written in your area about EPSCoR
related activities, please send a link or copy to us.