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The Grant Proposal Submission for 2016 will open in January, 2015.

Your Proposal should comprise four parts.
  1. [1] A short, descriptive title of your research proposal.
  2. [2] Your name and contact information.
  3. [3] A brief description of your proposed research project. Be sure to include the motivation and importance of the study, its specific objectives, your approach to the problem, research methods you will use, and the location where the research will be done.

    Items 1-3 must be limited to no more than 4 pages (either "American Quarto" ("letter") size paper (8 1/2 x 11 inches or 215.9 x 279.4 mm or A4 (210 x 297 mm)), with font size 12, single-spaced, and standard 1 inch (25.4 mm) margins. The 4-page limit should include all figures, tables, text, and references. Proposals that exceed this length will not be considered.
  4. [4] An explicit budget and budget justification on no more than one additional page. Requests can be made for up to $5,000. Indicate briefly and specially how the funds will be used and what other support for the proposed research is available and/or has been sought. There are no restrictions on how the requested funds may be spent, as long as it is used in support of research. Travel to meetings, conferences, short courses, non-research field trips, tuition, non-research living (room and board) expenses, etc. are not suitable uses of the money. Neither should the money be used for salary or wages for the researcher. Proposals that make such requests will not be considered further.

The entire proposal should consist of only one file, submitted as pdf.

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