2016 Call for Pilot Research Project Applications

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The proposal must include the following:

Formatting: Single-spaced, 11 pt. Arial font, half inch margins, PI name should be on the top right-hand corner of every page of the application.

Regulatory approvals (as applicable) will be required for studies involving human subjects, animals, or the use of radiation. Approvals may be pending at the time of submission, but no award will be issued until all approvals have been received.

Reports and acknowledgements: All awarded grantees will be required to submit a brief annual progress report describing the results of their work, as well as related publications and funding. All publications resulting from the award should acknowledge the cWIDR Pilot Research Grant Program at Washington University.

Budget Guidelines:

Expenditures Allowed:

  • Technical staff salary support
  • Research supplies
  • Animals, including housing and care
  • Fees for specialized services (microscopy, pathology, photography, etc.)

Expenditures NOT Allowed:

  • Principal Investigator salary support
  • Secretarial/administrative personnel salary support
  • Office equipment and supplies
  • Equipment (unit cost of $5,000 or more)
  • Travel

Budget Restriction:

Carry over and No-cost Extensions are not allowed