Professional Development & Research
1. Review the Initiative Grants Application (to see the entire application click here), the selection criteria, and the potential research activities. Direct any questions to Nita Stemmler at email@example.com by February 1, 2017.
2. Write a project narrative (maximum of nine double-spaced pages) that includes the following:
3. Prepare a bibliography of works cited in the narrative.
4. Write a 400-word abstract summarizing the focus, significance, and approach of the proposed research.
5. Prepare a curriculum vita for each member of the proposed research team, with a maximum length of five pages per vita (including those activities and publications judged to be most pertinent to the proposed project).
6. Complete a budget timeline that includes the description, timeframe, and costs of each grant-supported activity and enumerates the specific outcomes to which the proposed research is directed (e.g., an edited volume, conference(s), submission of proposal for major funding).
7. Request two letters of reference from scholars with recognized expertise relative to the proposed theme, attesting to the value of the project and the competency of the team. Please direct them to submit their letters online using our form found here.
8. In cases where the home institutions of team members are providing collateral support, such as release time from teaching or appointment of a student research assistant, letters of support from appropriate academic officers at the home institution must be supplied.
9. Complete the online application form by 11:59pm on February 15, 2017.
Report Submission Form - Deadline April 15, 2016
Initiative Grants Application Form
Planning Grants Application Form
Reference and Institutional Support Letters Submission Form
Initiative Grants Application Information
Planning Grants Application Information
February 15, 2017
April 15, 2017