WEES may be able to provide startup funding to establish new interdisciplinary research initiatives at the University of Arizona.
WEES annually funds small ($50K maximum) grants for faculty research projects.
WEES annually offers competitive grants to bring exceptional seminar speakers to campus.
WEES annually offers competitive grants to help fund campus-sponsored workshops as training/outreach events or for large proposal development.
STATUS: Open for FY15 workshops.
WEES periodically offers competitive grants to help fund the purchase of field or laboratory equipment or infrastructure.
Cost Shares/Supplemental Student Support
Each year, WEES has limited funding available to provide student support match to bigger grant proposals (more than $250K).
STATUS: OPEN. Requests accepted at any time; submit at least 15 business days before response is needed. No more funding available for spending in FY2015; requests should be for FY2016 and beyond.
WEES offers limited support for developing full proposals that have passed the pre-proposal stage or are for renewals of existing successful projects, or under certain circumstances as specified on the website.
STATUS: OPEN. Requests are being accepted for FY2015; submit at least 15 business days before response is needed.
The REN faculty exploratory grants support original and innovative projects in areas related to renewable energy that provide research and solutions to meet future energy needs.
STATUS: Grants for FY12-FY13 research projects have been awarded.
WEES may be able to offer limited amounts of startup funds or salary to new faculty whose research is related to WEES objectives.
STATUS: OPEN. Requests are being accepted for FY2015 and FY2016; submit at least 15 business days before response is needed.