RA and $10k Competition Application

Application Components

The written application must include the following. All character counts include spaces:

  • Research Question/Project Overview (5000 characters) — Define the major research question or topic to be addressed by the project.
  • Significance/Impact (3000 characters) — Describe the project’s positive impact on the discipline, to a specific community/ies, and/or to the public or a sector of the public. Please be specific and provide examples as necessary.
  • Innovation, Collaboration or Adaptation (3000 characters) — Identify any new methods, approaches, strategic collaborations, inventive or adaptive elements of the research project. Describe how the project is unique within the field or extends on growing, impactful research.
  • Scope of Work (3000 characters) — Describe the approach, tasks, timeline, activities, and expected outcomes for the project. Include any special facilities, equipment, partnerships, or other resources that will be used for the project.
  • RA Involvement (2000 characters) — Describe the specific training and research opportunities provided to the RA associated with the proposed project.
  • Biographical sketch or CV (2 pages max.) — Provide a brief CV or biographical sketch for the PI and any co-PIs.
  • Budget Justification — Provide a general description of anticipated expenses along with brief justifications.

Application Form