The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is pleased to announce the following Limited Submission Funding Opportunity. In accordance with American University's Limited Submission Policy, the purpose of this announcement is to ensure transparent and appropriate consideration of all proposals from members of the university community intended to be submitted to an external sponsor that restricts or limits the number of proposals or applications it will accept from American University for funding consideration.
You can subscribe to the distribution list for these opportunities, by sending an e-mail to funding-L@listserv.american.edu with “Subscribe Funding-L” in subject line and in body of e-mail.
William T. Grant Foundation - Grant Scholars Program:
The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports promising early-career researchers from diverse disciplines, who have demonstrated success in conducting high-quality research and are seeking to further develop and broaden their expertise.
Candidates are nominated by a supporting institution and must submit five-year research plans that demonstrate creativity, intellectual rigor, and a commitment to continued professional development.
The submission deadline is July 9, 2014.
In order to determine which proposal(s) will be submitted on behalf of American University (per American University's Limited Submission Policy), interested faculty and staff are asked to submit: (1) a summary of the proposed project, no longer than two single-spaced pages; (2) a brief description (1 page) of how the proposal contributes to (a) the mission of the program sponsor and (b) the research mission of American University; (3) an estimated budget for the proposed project; and, (4) brief bio sketches for participating AU personnel. Proposal abstracts are due by 5:00 PM EST on April 4, 2014 to the Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs at OSPLimitedsubmission@american.edu.
Additional information about the William T. Grant Foundation opportunity can be found here.