Dear Water Institute Faculty,

The UF Water Institute is pleased to request nominations for new 2014 Water Institute Faculty Fellow awards.  The award, initiated last year, recognizes Water Institute affiliated faculty members who are making outstanding contributions to interdisciplinary water-related research, extension or education programs, and who are active contributors to the UF Water Institute. Water Institute Faculty Fellows will receive a $2,000 annual salary supplement for a period of 3 years.

Candidates must be nominated by a current Water Institute Affiliate faculty member. The following documents for must be submitted to the Water Institute Director as part of the nomination package.

·         A joint letter of support from the Department Chair and nominator documenting the candidate’s standing in his/her field.

·         A short application Letter (1-2 pages) documenting the faculty member’s current and past contributions to interdisciplinary water-related research, education, or extension programs and their proposed contributions to Water Institute programs during their 3-year Fellow term if they are selected.

·         A current curriculum vitae.


All nominations must be submitted by May 14, 2014 to be considered for the award beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year.


Please note that this Fellows program is being announced simultaneously with an identical, but independent, Florida Climate Institute Faculty Fellow award program.  The attached document provides a complete description of the goals, eligibility requirements, nomination procedures and selection criteria for these programs.  Information on the  program and current WI Faculty Fellows at

Wendy Graham

Wendy Graham, Ph. D.
Carl S. Swisher Chair in Water Resources
Director UF Water Institute
PO Box 116601
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611-6601

Phone 352-392-5893 x 2113
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