Network Enrichment Funding Opportunities
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Thanks for all the applications – we funded 7 enrichment activities this year!
We are excited to announce the following submissions have been fully funded – congratulations to the 2017 awardees!
UWIN Project(s) Benefited
|Michael Harrison||Oregon State University||Roy Haggerty||D1-1||SWMM Workshop at ASCE|
|Peter Ibsen||University of California Riverside||Darrel Jenerette||A3-1; Potential for A2-3, A2-1; C3-1||iButton sensors for Microclimate Sensor Network of Networks|
|Timothy Stephens||University of Georgia||Brian Bledsoe||B2-1, B2-2a, B2-2b||B2 team travel and attendance to a 3-day integrative and collaborative research retreat|
|Timothy Stephens||University of Georgia||Brian Bledsoe||B2||Travel to 2-D hydraulic modeling training at UMBC|
|Michelle Talal||Oregon State University||Mary Santelmann||A3-1, D1-1 Modeling||Travel to/from Portland and Corvallis, field equipment and software|
|Mahdad Talebpour||University of Maryland Baltimore County||Elie Bou-Zeid||A2-1||Travel to Princeton to work with Elie; 2 x 1-week visits to couple models|
A variety of funding awards are available to Urban Water Innovation Network (UWIN) members to enhance development of research and project collaboration. Funding requests must demonstrate opportunities for enrichment and/or Network-related activities that contribute to UWIN objectives and outcomes. Recipients will be expected to submit a short summary and 2 photos of their experience for publication on the UWIN website and/or newsletter.
Potential awards include, but are not limited to:
- Travel Grants – Awards may support travel, program/registration fees, subsistence and other needs deemed legitimate by the review committee. Examples include, but are not limited to:
- Attending conferences, professional meetings and/or training
- Travel to research facilities to collect data or conduct research
- Travel to UWIN institutions for project collaboration activities
- Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Support – Awards to assist graduate students complete their thesis or dissertation research, to improve the quality and impact of their research, and/or to support intellectually independent research endeavors if deemed legitimate by the review committee. Examples include, but are not limited to:
- Access to libraries, databases, or other information sources not otherwise available
- Purchase of specialized reagents, supplies, software, or equipment not otherwise available (which will remain the property of your home institution)
- Specialized training will be eligible for consideration if such training is clearly necessary for the applicant’s thesis/dissertation research
- Equipment Requests – If equipment items are requested, the proposal must justify the need and purpose of this equipment and why it was not requested in the original NSF proposal
- Other – original and creative requests with potential for impact within and outside the Network