ISS Fall 2018 Small Grant Applicant Information
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Please enter information for the lead PI below:

First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:

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What is your rank?

Assistant Professor
Associate Professor
Full Professor

Lead PI should be the applicant name above. Add Co-PI and affiliation here if applicable:


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Add additional Co-PI and affiliation here if you have more than one:


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Proposal title:


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Total dollar amount requested:


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Proposal type:

Both research and conference
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Is this proposal a re-submission to the ISS? If yes, please discuss your revisions in the proposal narrative.  

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Has the lead PI on this proposal received an ISS small grant before as the lead PI (not as a Co-PI)? If yes, please provide the funding round for the PI's most recent award in the comments (e.g. Spring 2016).

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Have you already applied for other grants for this project? If so, please indicate in the comments when and where you applied, for what amount, and what the outcome was (provide date of decision or pending decision).

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Do you have plans to apply for other funding with results from this research? If so, please indicate in the comments: where, when, and for what amount. 

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To help us identify possible reviewers, if none of the reviewers on the current committee have expertise in your area, please suggest 1 or 2 faculty you recommend and any other related feedback about reviewer selection. We try to match proposals with reviewers with expertise in the research area, but not in the PI's department or with a conflict of interest.


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This questionnaire is required as a part of your submission. Once you have submitted this form, please send a PDF with your proposal to by 11:59 pm on the day of the deadline.
Proposal Format
Please submit applications in a PDF document thatĀ includes:
  • A double-spaced, proposal narrative (7 page maximum)
  • Budget justification
  • A CV for the PI (3 page maximum)
  • CVs for up to two additional investigatorsĀ (3 page maximum)
  • Each CV should list the researcher's education, major appointments, and most significant publications, presentations, grants, and honors.
NarrativeĀ Guidelines
The proposal narrative should not exceed seven pages, should be double-spaced, and include:
  • A one-paragraph abstract written in the third-person for posting on the ISS website, if the project is funded.
  • A comprehensive description of proposed activities and their significance, including details about the research design (if applicable)
  • plans for future research
  • plans for pursuing additional funding, if any
Budget Justification Guidelines
The budget justification should include the total funding amount requested, a list of the individual expenses and a brief explanation of each expense. The budget justification does not count against the seven-page-long narrative length limit.

Optional: A brief bibliography (under one page), brief sample survey, or portion of a survey instrument may be included as an appendix and will not count against the narrative page length.