Research Grants

Grant Awards Process

Click Here for the 2016-17 Call for Concept Notes for Research Grants in Water

All registered Research Institutes, Universities (HEC approved), Non-Governmental organizations (NGOs), and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) with minimum of 5 years’ experience in applied and policy-oriented research related to water issues are eligible to apply for research grants. The private organizations (NGOs/CSOs) must at least be registered for a minimum period of 5 years prior to applying for this research grant program. For complete details and the application, please visit the MUET website

Currently Funded Projects

Title of Project Lead Institution Partner Institution Theme Duration 
Water Conservation and Mitigation of Arsenic in Rice through Sprinkler Irrigation System Dept.of Environ. Science, QAU Islamabad Columbia University, USA Overcoming Water Scarcity Two years
Climate Change: Assessing Impact of Seawater Intrusion on Soil, Water & Environment in Indus delta using GIS & Remote Sensing  USPCAS-W None Overcoming Water Scarcity 3 years
Managing Uncertainties in Projected Impacts of Climate Change on Precipitation Patterns in the Indus Basin, Pakistan  USPCAS-W None Overcoming Water Scarcity One year
Assessment of Environmental Degradation of Manchar Lake PCRWR UCPCAS-W Improving Water Quality One year
Identification of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Different Source Waters in Hyderabad City and its Surroundings  USPCAS-W PCSIR, Karachi Improving Water Quality 18 months
Decision Support System for Water Resources Planning and Management USPCAS-W None Strengthening Water Governance One year