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Information Sessions Scheduled for Campus as Lab for Sustainability Grants
Faculty and students who are interested in applying for funding from the Campus as a Laboratory for Sustainability (CALS) program are invited to attend an information session to learn more about the application and review process.
Sessions are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 9, from noon-1 p.m. in Eggers 155; Monday, Feb. 12, from 11 a.m.-noon in HL 441A, and Tuesday, March 6, from 2-4 p.m. in HL 441A. Rachel May, Ph.D., sustainability education coordinator, will be available to answer questions at those times.
The CALS program supports research, student projects, outreach or course development that engages the campus in addressing climate change and sustainable systems. Applicants—either individuals or teams—may request research or seed grants of up to $25,000 or education/pedagogy grants of up to $10,000. A total of $75,000 is available for this round of funding. Applications are due by April 2, 2018, and the grant period is from May 15, 2018, to June 30, 2019.
To download the RFP, visit sustainability.syr.edu/cals/. Those who are unable to attend the information sessions are invited to contact Rachel May in the Office of Sustainability Management at 315.443.9726 or email@example.com.