Funding Opportunities

NSF RaMP opportunities for recent graduates – One Health West Virginia

*Applications due March 15*
Opportunities in Water Resources, Environmental Contamination, and Emerging Disease.

One Health WV ( is now recruiting recent BA/BS graduates interested in training to work in STEM fields at the intersection of human, animal, & environmental health. 

One Health WV is a National Science Foundation funded initiative to recruit recent graduates, connect them with STEM research mentors, and prepare them for STEM careers in WestVirginia and Central Appalachia.

Our project mentors carry out research that embraces three core One Health themes: Water Use & Quality; Environmental Contamination; and Biological Correlates of Disease. Mentors are located at Marshall University, WestVirginia State University, and WestVirginia University. Ten recent graduates are being recruited to work with mentors on year-long projects designed to train them for employment in STEM fields. No previous research experience is necessary.

Mentees in the One Health WV program will receive:

  • $32,500 stipend

  • Additional research and travel funding, and funding to attend national conferences or training events

  • Mentor support and training in research and lab procedures and equipment

  • Opportunities to network with local, state, and federal agencies, industries, and organizations

  • Additional trainings in communications and other professional skills

Position requirements:

  • Participants must have a BA/BS in a relevant field before the start of the program (applicants must apply to the program before or within four years of graduation, with extensions allowed for family, medical or military leave).

  • Individuals accepted into or already participating in graduate programs are not eligible.

  • Participants must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent resident of the U.S., and must be appointed for one full year

  • Be located at either WVU, MU, or WVSU from Aug. 1, 2024-July 31, 2025.

To apply: Please visit to find more information on the projects and mentors of the 2024-25 cohort and submit your application through the NSF ETAP portal link provided. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 15, 2024. Questions can be directed to Kala Lomnicki (, Project Coordinator.

Water Infrastructure Improvement (WIIA) & Intermunicipal Grant (IMG) funding

Applications are due by 5 p.m. on June 14, 2024

The Environmental Facilities Corporation is now accepting applications for the next round of Water Infrastructure Improvement (WIIA) & Intermunicipal Grant (IMG) funding. There is $325 million available this round, as announced by Governor Kathy Hochul. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on June 14.

A webinar is scheduled from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 4 to review program changes and the application process. Advance registration is required. Community Assistance Teams are ready to engage with any community that needs help with its water infrastructure.

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