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Pilot Projects

Pilot research projects are designed to explore new hypotheses and concepts and to acquire preliminary data to guide the develpment of full research proposals. Pilot project proposals may be submitted at any time and must be less than $10,000 USD. Funding decisions will be made after the March and September BOTE meetings. Deadlines for submission of pilot project proposals are January 15th for consideration in March or July 15th for consideration in September.

The pilot project proposal template can be downloaded by right-clicking the link below:

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Photo of fish eggs Photo: American Fisheries Society