Macalester Internal Grant Application Form Spring 2016

Macalester Internal Grant Application Form
Spring 2016
Save this form as yournameprogram.doc (e.g. overvoordewallace.doc or overvoordecsr.doc)
and email the completed form as an attachment to Theresa Klauer ([email protected]) by
midnight on Monday, February 15, 2016.
The completed form, not counting supporting materials, should be no more than 7-8 pages in
length. Please contact Serie Center Director, Adrienne Christiansen
([email protected]; x6714) with questions. Click in the grey boxes below to enter
text or make selections.
Faculty Name:
Visiting Full-Time
Continuing Non-Tenure-Track or Adjunct
Visiting Part-Time
Teaching Staff
Wallace Scholarly Activities
FaCE Program
Collaborative Student Research (CSR)
Other (please indicate):
Project Title:
Total Amount Requested:
Dates of Proposed Project or Travel:
Student Collaborator (if relevant)
Student Name:
Anticipated date of graduation:
Student’s Major(s):
May, 2017
May, 2018
May, 2019
May, 2020
Does this proposal require approval of an IRB (for human subjects) or IACUC (for animal research)?
no (If yes, funding is contingent upon approval by the appropriate review board.)
A. Proposal Abstract (150-word or less summary of the project or purpose for intended
travel in non-technical language.).
B. Description of the Proposed Project.
NOTE: Remember that the elected faculty members on the Resources and Planning Committee
(RPC) will evaluate your proposal. A faculty member from each of the Divisions will participate
in the review. If colleagues from outside your discipline do not understand the language in the
proposal, regardless of the quality of your ideas, you will not be funded.
1. In 200-500 words, provide the context for the project or the proposed travel by
describing how it relates to your overall research agenda.
2. In 200-500 words, describe the projects goals, proposed activities, and expected
If the proposal is for travel to a conference, what is the stature of the
conference where research will be disseminated? What role will the applicant
play in the conference?
If the proposal is for travel to conduct research activities-, how essential is
travel to conduct the research? How does the travel support your scholarly
If the proposal includes funding for a student research assistant, what role will
the student play in the research project? How essential is the student research
assistant to the completion of the project?
3. Provide a timeline for the proposed activities.
C. Proposed Budget.
1. Complete the following table. Itemize components in the left-hand column and
provide total estimated costs in the right-hand column. NOTE: Budgets totaling
more than $4,950 will not be considered.
Meals: 4 days x $75/day
Research expenses: Copying fee: 500 pages x $0.10/page
Airfare or mileage (@ $0.555/mile)
Conference registration and other fees:
Other travel expenses (e.g. ground transportation, visa fees):
Research expenses (e.g. supplies, library or gallery fees, gallery expenses, copying
Equipment (e.g. equipment for lab work, the arts, interviewing; computer hardware):
Student research stipend or student assistant salary. Amount per week TBA; 10 week
2. Budget justification. Explain and justify unusual expenses. For example,
airfare to a conference does not have to be justified, unless it is unusually costly.
However, items such as research expenses, student assistant fees, or other
expenses should be described and justified.
D. Other sources of support. Describe other sources of support available for this project
and why you cannot use your regular Faculty Travel and Research (FTR) allotment from
the college for these activities.
E. Previous internal support. List the grants you have received from the college in the
last five years. Include Wallace, FaCE, and Collaborative Student Research
(CSR)[formerly Student-Faculty Summer Research Collaboration (SFSR)] awards, or
any other endowed funds.
F. Efforts to secure external funding. List the funding sources to which you have applied
in the last five years. Also indicate successful applications.
G. Related scholarship. List up to five of the most interesting or significant scholarly or
creative works you have produced in the past five years.