New Waves November 2011

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Water Resources Assistantship: applications due Nov. 30

The Texas Water Resources Institute is now accepting applications for the 2012-2013 Water Resources Assistantship. This assistantship is designed to support exceptional full-time doctorate students at Texas A&M University, who have completed a master’s and are conducting high-priority water-related research in the following priority focus areas: water security, reuse and conservation, technology and policy innovation, and integrated water resources management.

The annual assistantship provides a $25,000 stipend, benefits, tuition support up to $5,550 and discretionary funds of up to $2,500 for research-related expenses (i.e. supplies, publication costs, and travel). The 2012-13 assistantship recipient will begin January 1, 2012 at a maximum of 50 percent effort.

More information and the application are available online. All completed application materials are to be submitted by email to Danielle Kalisek at by 5:00 p.m. on Nov. 30.

The Water Resources Assistantship is made possible by support provided through the U.S. Geological Survey, the Mills Endowment and the National Institutes for Water Resources.

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