Engaging the MS-CC

Whether it’s a letter of support or a letter of collaboration you’re seeking, we have an established process for you to submit your request.

MS-CC leaders posing for a group photo.

The Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) welcomes opportunities to collaborate with organizations and institutions that share in its vision to promote advanced cyberinfrastructure capabilities on HBCU, TCU, and other  MSI campuses, through  data; research computing; teaching; curriculum development and implementation; collaboration; and capacity-building connections among institutions.

MS-CC collaboration opportunities include but are not limited to: 

Our process for requesting either a letter of support or a letter of collaboration for grant proposals is outlined below. You will also find on this page our process for requesting collaboration for non-grant related activities.

Grant Proposal Collaboration 

If you are seeking a letter of collaboration from the MS-CC to include in your grant proposal, please complete this form at least 6 weeks prior to the date you need the signed letter to ensure your request is reviewed in a timely manner.

Non-Grant Related Collaboration

If you’re interested in contacting the MS-CC about a collaboration or engagement opportunity that is not related to a grant proposal submission, please use this form:

Examples of collaboration opportunities for this form include: 

We make every effort to respond to submissions that include all the required information within 3 business days. If your submission does not include all the required information, it will be reviewed as time permits.


Questions about the collaboration request forms can be sent to Lanika Starks, Senior Director of Program Operations.