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VI-WRRI Issues Call for Project Proposals

>The Virgin Islands Water Resources Research Institute (VI-WRRI) at the University of the Virgin Islands has issued a Call for Proposals for the 2009-2010 U.S. Geological Survey Water Institute Program. Proposals that address water resources issues in the U.S. Virgin Islands are sought. Funds for this program will be made available through the Section 104 Institute Program of the U.S. Department of Interior - U.S. Geological Survey. Approximately $80,000 will be available to fund projects. Individual projects should not exceed this amount. Projects in the $15,000 to $20,000 range are preferred. All UVI faculty and staff are eligible to apply for these funds. Collaborations with non-UVI personnel are allowed. Projects will be for a duration of one year, starting March 1, 2009, and ending on Feb. 28, 2010. Proposals are due by Friday, Nov. 14. The VI-WRRI Advisory Committee will review proposals based on these criteria: technical merit, feasibility of completion, competence of the principal investigator, training and education opportunities provided, plans for the dissemination of knowledge gained and local relevance. The local VI-WRRI Advisory Committee will review proposals and recommendations for funding will be made to the Director of the VI-WRRI. For details on developing proposals, contact the VI-WRRI at 693-1062 or send email to Spotlight_News_Show11af StandardNews/Article Page2011-10-20T12:00:00.185Z