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Grants & Fellowships for Research on Toxics

GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS FOR RESEARCH ON TOXICS

The UC Toxic Substances Research & Teaching Program (UC TSR&TP)

announces the availability of student fellowships and new investigator

grants in the biological, physical, engineering, chemical or social

sciences relevant to problems of toxic substances in California.

Below are summaries of the RFPs. For further information and the full

versions of the RFPs, please visit our web site http://tsrtp.ucdavis.edu

Please post this announcement where appropriate.

1. Student Fellowships

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ELIGIBILITY: Currently registered students in any UC graduate program

RESEARCH EMPHASIS: A diverse range of research areas relevant to the UC

TSR&TP (details at

http://tsrtp.ucdavis.edu/public/our_program/research_priorities.php);

Research projects that address emerging toxics issues are also appropriate.

We encourage graduate students to propose research for which preliminary

data are needed to support extramural funding in their research groups.

PROJECT PERIOD: One or two years - all projects to begin on 7/1/2008.

BUDGET: Stipends and UC fees not to exceed $30,000 per year or $60,000

for two years total budget.

DEADLINE: Proposals must be received by 5:00pm on January 31, 2008

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The full RFP and application instructions are

available at http://tsrtp.ucdavis.edu/public/grants/current/Fellow_RFP.php

2. New Investigator Grants

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ELIGIBILITY: Investigators eligible for PI status in the UC System in

any scholarly discipline who have not previously served as principal

investigators on TSR&TP-supported research

RESEARCH EMPHASIS: A diverse range of research areas relevant to the UC

TSR&TP (details at

http://tsrtp.ucdavis.edu/public/our_program/research_priorities.php);

Research projects that address emerging toxics issues are also appropriate.

We wish to encourage new investigators and investigators who will gather

preliminary data to provide the basis for future extramural funding.

PROJECT PERIOD: One or two years - all projects to begin on 7/1/2008

BUDGET: Up to $40,000/year or a 2-year budget (direct costs only) of

$80,000 or less

DEADLINE: Proposals must be received by 5:00pm on January 31, 2008

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The full RFP and application instructions are

available at http://tsrtp.ucdavis.edu/public/grants/current/Invest_RFP.php

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UC Toxic Substances Research & Teaching Program

tsrtp@ucdavis.edu

http://tsrtp.ucdavis.edu