Grant awards of $10K for research impacting agricultural populations

by Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Thursday, July 12, 2018 3:19 PM


Western Center for Agricultural Health & Safety (WCAHS) is seeking research proposals that address agricultural health and safety in Arizona, California, Hawaii, and/or Nevada. WCAHS welcomes applications on a wide range of topics relevant to agricultural health and safety. Areas of current interest include, but are not limited to, health and safety related to air quality and climate change, wildland fires near agriculture, pesticide exposure, ergonomic hazards, night work in agriculture, and mental health and stress in agricultural populations.

Projects that include collaboration with cooperative extension farm advisors or farm labor contractors are encouraged. Also encouraged are projects that will result in agricultural industry, community, and/or policy relevant outputs, as are those that include matching funds.

Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars may request up to $10,000. Faculty may request up to $30,000.

July 27, 2018