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Explanatory Guide to SMD E/PO Evaluation Factors

If you are preparing a proposal for the ROSES element,Opportunities in Education and Public Outreach for Earth and Space Science:
Use SMD EPOESS Guide 2.1PDF Icon

The SMD EPO Help Guide v1.1 provides general background information, guidelines and tips for creating and maintaining E/PO programs within the Science Mission Directorate.  (Information in earlier editions of the above Explanatory Guides has been moved to the Help Guide.)

If you are preparing an E/PO element of a proposal for a mission solicitation or a Concept Study Report:

Use Explanatory Guide to SMD E/PO Evaluation Factors, Version 3.1PDF Icon
In April 2008, the Science Mission Directorate updated the Explanatory Guide To The NASA Science Mission Directorate Education & Public Outreach Evaluation Factors to version 3.0. References to Broker/Facilitators and supplemental E/PO awards were deleted. Details on Outreach goals were added. The language in Evaluation Factors concerning linkage to SMD Science and target audience needs were clarified. FAQ 13 was revised to include discussion of “Continuity” Factor. Additional links to new projects were added. Outdated links were revised/deleted as needed.

If you are preparing a Student Collaboration E/PO element for a mission solicitation or Concept Study Report:

Use Explanatory Guide to the NASA Science Mission Directorate Educational Merit Evaluation Factors for Student Collaboration Elements, Version 1.1PDF Icon