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The Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina System is pleased to announce its annual request for proposals for water-related research in NC. We are now accepting faculty pre-proposals and student full proposals for the FY 2017-2018 competitive grants program. This funding opportunity is sponsored by WRRI and the US Geological Survey 104(B) Program.

The deadline for submission is June 2, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.

Faculty pre-proposals may be submitted for either 1- or 2-year projects. The maximum award for a 2-year project is $120,000, with a $60,000 annual limit. The maximum award for a 1-year project is $60,000.

Full proposals for student research may be submitted for 1-year projects only. The maximum award for a 1-year student project is $10,000.

Full RFP details can be found at

For questions, please contact John Fear ( or 919-515-9104) or Nicole Wilkinson ( or 919-513-1216).

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