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GLIN==> National RFP

Posted on behalf of Cindy Brewbaker <brewbake@pilot.msu.edu>

Following is a copy of an RFP announcement received at the Institute of
Water Research at Michigan State University. The announcement was a joint
effort of the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, the Indiana
Water Resources Research Center, and the USGS. The following message was
prepared by the Kentucky Institute. For detailed information on proposal
guidelines, please contact their office listed at the end of this
message. For information related to the State of MI water research
program, please don't hesitate to contact our office (see my signature at
the end of this msg. for contact address/numbers/email). We request that
you keep us informed on your progress submitting a proposal. We would be
pleased to help in any way possible.
The Request For Proposals for the NIWR-USGS National Competition is now
available. The RFP is only available electronically, for reading and/or

downloading. The website for the RFP is:
http://www.uky.edu/waterresources/pdf/RFP6.pdf The file is available in the
PDF format, and can be viewed using the Adobe Acrobat Reader (available at
http://www.adobe.com Prospective applicants must register at

Please read the RFP announcement below for additional details.
This request for proposals (RFP) for matching grants to support
research on non-point source water pollution and water use is
issued by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the
National Institutes for Water Resources and the Kentucky Water
Resources Research Institute. A total of $1-million is being made
available for research under this program. At least $500,000 is to
be spent on topics addressing non-point source pollution. The
remaining funds are to be focused on research in the area of water

Any investigator at an institution of higher learning in the United
States is eligible to apply for a grant through a Water Research
Institute or Center established under the provisions of the Water
Resources Research Act. Proposals involving substantial collaboration
between the USGS and university scientists are encouraged, especially
on proposals addressing non-point source pollution. Applications may
be for projects of 1 to 3 years in duration and shall not request total
federal funds exceeding $250,000 per project.
Successful applicants must match each dollar of the federal grant
with one dollar from non-federal sources. Applications must be filed
on the Internet at http://www.niwr.org/ by 11:59 PM, eastern time,
March 24, 2000 and must be approved for submission to the National
Competitive Grants Program not later than 11:59 PM, eastern time,
April 3, 2000 by the Institute or Center through which they are
being submitted.

Proposal under this Announcement will be accepted only through the
website at http://www.niwr.org/ Prospective applicants (PIs) must
register at that site prior to submitting an application and may
do so immediately upon release of this announcement. Registration
does not obligate the registrant to submit a proposal. Proposals will
be accepted on the Internet site beginning February 15, 2000; full and
complete instructions for proposal preparation and submission will be
available online at that time.

For further information contact:

Bob Volk, Director
Water Resources Research Institute
233 Mining &amp; Minerals Resources Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0107
PHONE: (606) 257-1299
FAX: (606) 323-1049
EMAIL: bvolk@pop.uky.edu

Cindy Brewbaker
Administrative Support
Institute of Water Research
Michigan State University
1405 S. Harrison Rd.
Suite 115 Manly Miles Bldg.
East Lansing, MI 48823-5243

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