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Call for Reviewers

The Minority University Research and Education Project Partnership Annual Notification (MPLAN) connects Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) with NASA Mission Directorates and promotes research collaboration. They are seeking persons willing to serve as peer reviewers for the MUREP Partnership Learning Annual Notification (MPLAN) prize challenge. 


 If you are interested in serving as a virtual online reviewer and/or panelist, please register below by May 29th. Please note, your willingness to participate in this review does not guarantee your selection. Reviewers will be selected based on the subject matter of each proposal received. You will only be contacted if you are selected to participate. 


We are looking for support from:

  • Business owners and entrepreneurs

  • Leaders in innovation

  • Experts in commercializing new technology

  • Professors from Minority Serving Institutions

  • Aeronautics professionals

  • Health science professionals (biology, physics)

  • Propulsion professionals




Scheduled for June 6-20 (virtual), judges will independently review assigned submissions against the evaluation criteria and provide feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of each proposal.  The required for your review will depend  on the number of proposals being reviewed, but for scheduling purposes, plan on 2-8 hours of commitment across these 12 days. TBD: Non-civil servant panelists will receive a $50-$200/per day honorarium.


Volunteer judges will be required to commit a 1 hour winners selection call (June 21-22),  as well as participate in a one hour training call on June 1st, 2023.


We encourage applications from historically excluded communities, especially women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and persons with disabilities. The final panel will be selected to ensure programmatic balance.

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