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May 8, 2024

Microbial Innovations for Climate-Resilient Agriculture seeks career seed grant applications

Submitted by Mirit Shamir

The Microbial Innovations for Climate-Resilient Agriculture, or MICRA, an NSF funded Focused EPSCoR Collaboration project, is accepting now applications for its Career Seed Grant.

The grant provides funds to build and boost the research career of Kansas State University assistant professors in the area of climate-resilient agriculture in the Central High Plains by providing up to $10,000 funds for research, professional development or professional travel. Awarded funds should be spent within 12 months.

Applicants must be tenure-track assistant professors or non-tenure track research assistant professors with home departments in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering, the College of Agriculture, or the College of Arts and Sciences and have an official research appointment.

Please apply through the online link. 

Applications are due June 15.