Program Schedule and Expected Outcomes

Tentative Schedule - May 11, 2020 - June 19, 2020

  • Date
    Topic
  • Monday 5/11 (10 am – 12 noon)
    MENTORS ONLY:  Expectations and Responsibilities 
  • Week #1 
  • Tuesday 5/12 (9 am – 12 noon)
    Introductions and Overview of Program Goals and Panel Presentation from 2019 Summer Research Fellows
  • Thursday 5/14 (9 am – 12 noon)
    Prospecting Tools for Finding Funding and Federal Funding Landscape
  • Week #2 
  • Tuesday 5/19 (9 am – 12 noon)
    Anatomy of a Solicitation, Networking with Others, and Communicating with Program Officers
  • Thursday 5/21 (9 am – 12 noon)
    Making a Great First Impression and How to Tell Your Story
  • Week #3 
  • Tuesday 5/26 (9 am – 12 noon)
    The Framework:  Specific Aims, Overview or Intellectual Merit
  • Thursday 5/28 (9 am – 12 noon)
    Significance and Innovation
  • Week #4 
  • Tuesday 6/2 (9 am – 12 noon)
    Approach and Research Plan, Part 1
  • Thursday 6/4 (9 am – 12 noon)
    Approach and Research Plan, Part 2
  • Week #5 
  • Tuesday 6/9 (9 am – 12 noon)
    Budget and Budget Justification
  • Thursday 6/11 (9 am – 12 noon)
    Supporting Materials (CVs, Data Management & Sharing Plans, etc.)
  • Week #6 
  • Tuesday 6/16 (9 am – 12 noon)
    Understanding the Submission Process
  • Thursday 6/18 (9 am – 12 noon)
    Understanding the Review Process
  • Program Milestone/Deliverables
  • End of Week #1 – Identify the target funding agency/program for your proposal
  • End of Week #2 – Complete draft outline for your proposal and identify program officer
  • End of Week #3 – Complete draft Executive Summary and Specific Aims
  • End of Week #4 – Complete draft Significance and Innovation
  • End of Week #5 – Complete draft Approach and Research Plan
  • End of Week #6 – Complete budget, budget justification, and biosketch
  • August 17, 2020 – Submit final proposal draft for review by mentors and Office of Research staff
  • Between October 2020 and February 2021 – Submit final proposal to funding agency

 

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