September 9, 2015

The Illinois Water Resources Center is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for student-led research projects addressing the state’s water resources.

Particular attention will be given to projects that seek to improve environmental, economic and societal resilience in Illinois communities. Both natural and social science topics will be considered.

Proposals must be submitted by faculty members or professionals affiliated with four-year institutions, state or local agencies, or non-profits on behalf of students. Applicants can request up to $10,000 to support student-led research during the project period of March 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017.

For full consideration, proposals must be submitted by October 16, 2015.

For more information on project and application requirements, read theĀ full RFP. Additional questions can be sent to Lisa Merrifield at or 217-333-0045.

Student research awards 2015 call for proposals