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REQUEST FOR PRE-PROPOSALS - now open for application

Pre-Proposals are due by 5:00 pm PDT, Friday, April 12, 2024

Based on extensive input from aquaculture industry, extension, and research representatives throughout the region, WRAC is seeking Pre-Proposals for nine research areas, which are listed in the RFP.

WRAC’s planning process for new research & outreach projects covers an 18-month period, which includes:

  • identification and prioritization of research areas
  • solicitation and review of pre-proposals
  • selection of proposals for development and implementation

For details about the RFP process, review the attached documents "Timeline 2023-2025". The final selection of projects includes anonymous external review by at least three peers from outside the Western Region (when possible).

Funding for approved projects begins September 1, 2025 (contingent upon timely receipt of funds from USDA-NIFA) and continues for up to four years.

Carefully review the WRAC Regional Research and Outreach Project Pre-Proposals FY2025 documents.
PDF of the WRC RFP FY25
WRAC RFP FY2025 2-26- 24 web.pdf Timeline for FY2025 RFP Development.pdf WRAC-Project-Budget-Worksheet_BLANK.xlsx WRAC-Project-BudgetWorksheet_SAMPLE.xlsx 1. Pages from RFP FY25 in Word.docx 2. Q&A - WRAC RFP FY25.pdf

University of Washington
School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Box 355020, Seattle, WA 98195
1122 NE Boat St, Seattle, WA 98105


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