The Office of Research Advancement and Partnerships is now accepting applications for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) limited submission opportunity. The MRI program supports the acquisition or development of a shared instrument for use in research and teaching. Institutional submissions are limited to two Track 1 (budget > $100K and <$1M) proposals and one Track 2 (budget >$1M and <$4M) proposal. See NSF Program Solicitation 18-513 for details.

The WSU deadline for the internal competition is September 12 with full proposals due to NSF in January. Apply online at

Please contact Emily Brashear at 509-335-7266 or for questions.