J-WAFS Seed Grant Program
J-WAFS is accepting proposals from the MIT research community for its 2019 Seed Grant awards. J-WAFS seeks proposals from across the Institute. MIT Principal Investigators from all programs and departments at MIT are eligible to apply.
The site is now open for registration and application.
The full Call for Proposals is available here. Templates for the abstract and the budget are available once you register and log in.
PLEASE NOTE: Survey Monkey acquired Fluid Review and the platform has been renamed Survey Monkey Apply (SMApply). If you have applied previously to J-WAFS through FluidReview, when you try to register you will be prompted that you already have an account, and that you should use that password to complete the SMApply registration. If you don’t remember your password, you will be able to perform a password reset to proceed.
Funded Project Start Date
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 (5 PM)
Note: OSP review is not required and the “five-day rule” does not apply.
September 1, 2019
J-WAFS Overview and Seed Grant Information
Population growth, climate change, urbanization, and development are bringing unprecedented challenges to the world’s diverse needs for water and food. The Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab, J-WAFS, was established in 2014 as an Institute-wide effort to bring MIT’s unique strengths to bear on these problems. J-WAFS is seeking proposals from MIT PIs for innovative research that has the potential to have significant impact on issues and challenges related to the world’s water and food supply. For more information about J-WAFS please visit http://jwafs.mit.edu .
J-WAFS will award grants of up to $75,000 per year--overhead free--for projects of up to two years duration.
Questions about this RFP can be directed to Andi Sutton, J-WAFS communications and program manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 715-4222.