Need some seed money? The Rutgers Raritan River Consortium (R3C) is once again offering support for research by faculty, staff and post-doctoral researchers on Raritan River, basin and bay resource issues. The intent of the mini-grant and internship pool is to promote multidisciplinary collaboration by Rutgers faculty, staff and students to address water quality, public access, habitat and other sustainability concerns in the Raritan River region. A further purpose of the mini-grant and internship pool is to encourage Rutgers faculty, staff and students to partner with stakeholders from across the Raritan region to advance cooperative watershed planning for a healthier Raritan.
Emails of intent are due October 15 with applications due November 1. Awarded funds can be expended between December 1, 2017 and August 31, 2018. Mini-grant funds can be used for summer salary, research assistant support, travel, supplies, or other direct research expenses. Internship funds can only be used for student salaries. Requests for either type of support can be for work that is part of a larger project but require specific goals objectives, deliverables and reporting tied to the mini-grant or internship request.