INTERNAL GRANT: UNIVERSITY RESEARCHER FUNDS

Application Deadline:
Project Completion and Final Report Deadline:
Round 1: October 1, 2014 by 4 p.m.
June 30, 2015
Round 2: Postponed pending availability of funding
August 31, 2015

 

The purpose of the University Researcher Award is to support the development of preliminary results for proposal submission, OR enhance the skills necessary to be successful in seeking mid-level funding from an external agency.

The project described in this application must support the groundwork required to lead to the submission of a competitive grant proposal.  The request should be made to an external funding agency in the amount of $25,000 or more to support research, scholarly or creative activity.

The maximum award for an individual project is $5,000. The maximum award for a multidisciplinary project is $10,000.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be probationary or tenured St. Cloud State University faculty and staff.
  • Applicants may submit one (1) application for each deadline. If an application is denied, an individual may re-apply during the next submission period.
  • Applicants may receive only one (1) University Researcher OR one (1) New Researcher award in any given fiscal year.
  • Applicants may be awarded a maximum of one (1) University Researcher award every three (3) years per principal investigator.

Submission Requirements:

  • Applications may be submitted as a hard copy to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs in Administrative Services (AS 210), or electronically to osp@stcloudstate.edu by the deadline.
    • This is a hard deadline; late submissions are not accepted.
  • Only current (version FY15) applications will be accepted.
    • Outdated applications are invalid.
  • Only fully completed, word-processed applications are accepted.
    • It is not necessary to include the instruction guidelines.

Application Requirements:

  • Proposal Cover Sheet
  • Proposal Narrative
    • All sections must be completed within three (3) pages. It should be well written and at a level which allows reviewers, who are not experienced within the applicant’s discipline, to fully understand the proposed work/project.
  • Budget
  • Budget Justification
  • Supporting Documents (if applicable)

UNIVERSITY RESEARCHER APPLICATION FORM

UNIVERSITY RESEARCHER FINAL REPORT FORM

AWARD SELECTION

  • The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Directors and Assistant Directors will review the proposals. Funding recommendations are then provided to the Associate Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies, who will make the final funding decisions.
  • Proposals are reviewed using the criteria outlined in the University Researcher Application Evaluation Form at the end of this application.
  • Given proposals of comparable ratings, greater consideration is placed on those applicants who have not received funding.

AWARDS

FY - 2016 FY - 2015 FY - 2014
FY - 2013 FY - 2012 FY - 2011
FY - 2010 FY - 2009 FY - 2008
FY - 2007 FY - 2006 FY - 2005
FY - 2004 FY - 2003 FY - 2002

 

 

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