FY2019 USGS 104G Water Resources National Competitive Grant announced

The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) announces the release of the draft Request for Pre-proposals for the FY 2019 National Competitive Grant Program by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the National Institutes for Water Resources.

Pre-proposals are requested on the topics of improving and enhancing the nation’s water supply and availability. Any investigator at an institution of higher learning is eligible to apply. Projects will only be awarded if funds are appropriated to the USGS to support the program.

Pre-proposals may be for one to three-year projects and may request up to $250,000 in federal funds and require a 1:1 match. Pre-proposals in PDF format must be emailed to the TWRI Director Dr. John Tracy at John.Tracy@ag.tamu.edu by 4 p.m, Feb. 15, 2019. After pre-proposals from all states are reviewed, 30 pre-proposals will be invited to submit a full proposal to the National Grants Competition.

A copy of the RFP is available on the TWRI website. Additional information about research priorities, proposal content, format and review process are available in the RFP.

Questions regarding this grant program can be directed to Tracy at John.Tracy@ag.tamu.edu or 979.842.7221.


Danielle Kalisek is the Assistant Director for Institute Operations for the Texas Water Resources Institute. In this role, she manages institute business, particularly the pre-award through account setup processes and state and designated accounts, she also coordinates communications and websites services and needs for the institute.

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