USGS 104(G) Grants
The National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR) and U.S. Geological Survey award grants annually under the USGS Section 104(G) Competitive Grants Program. The 104g process is changed to a pre-proposal process (see RFP link below), where the PI’s will submit their pre-proposals to the Institute by February 15, 2017. More information can be found here.
Graduate Student RFP
RFP Issue Date: February 17, 2017
Proposal Due Date: 12:00 p.m., May 1, 2017
NC WRRI and NC Sea Grant announce a joint competitive funding opportunity for full time graduate students at NC’s colleges and universities. Highlights of this funding opportunity include an emphasis on diversity within applicants and in the areas where research is to be targeted.
Recognizing that some students and faculty have historically been underserved and under-targeted with research opportunities, and that some students and faculty are underrepresented in the sciences, we strongly encourage submissions by and/or collaborative partnerships with one or more of the following:
- African American, Hispanic and Native American students and African American, Hispanic and Native American sponsoring faculty
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
- Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs)
Furthermore, recognizing that some communities and geographical areas are underserved and often stand to gain significantly from meaningful applied research, we strongly encourage research projects that engage underserved communities, rural communities, communities of color, or low- or fixed-income communities.
Proposals may address research questions and methods in the fields of social science, education, communications, natural science, engineering, economics or policy, or a combination of these disciplines. We encourage proposals that include meaningful public engagement, public participation, or collaboration with members of the communities where research is to take place.
Please download the full RFP below for details.
- 2017 Graduate Student RFP
- Data Management Plan Guidance (data management plans required as part of proposal submission)
Information concerning the RFP for the competitive NIWR (Section 104, WRRA) grant funded by the Institute for Water Resources & USACE can be found here. Please note, the RFP Priorities (pages 5 & 6) have been modified and expanded.
The deadline for proposal submissions is September 1, 2016.
UWC & SWG
Researchers interested in receiving funding from the Urban Water Consortium and/or Stormwater Group are encouraged to review their research priorities. Researchers can submit proposals to the WRRI annual call for proposals and those of relevance will be directed to the UWC or SWG for consideration. Researchers wishing to present a research idea to these groups either informally, or formally but outside of the annual call for proposals, may contact Nicole Wilkinson or John Fear of WRRI, or one of the groups’ voting representatives.
WRRI occasionally offers mini-grant opportunities, often in partnership with NC Sea Grant. There is not currently a call for proposals for mini-grants.