SCIENCE IN PLACE:
ALASKA’S EPSCOR-IDEA PROGRAM

Box B-1
Alaska

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SOURCE: USGS

Population (2011): 0.7 M

Size: 663,268 sq mi

Gross State Production (FY 2011):$51376 M

Four-year Universities: the University of Alaska System has three branches
- Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Southeast

First year in the EPSCoR Program: 2000

Alaska became eligible for the National Science Foundation (NSF) EPSCoR and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Institutional Development Awards (IDeA) programs in 2000. Programmatic funding began arriving the



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