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Campus Box #:
Course for which research funds are sought (include description and course number):
Course instructor/Thesis advisor:
Title of project:
Total amount of funding requested (cannot exceed $300):
Completion date: Please state the completion date of your project. Funds not spent by this date will be offered to other students. See guidelines regarding project duration.
Please upload IN PDF FORM, all of your materials here. See checklist below to ensure everything has been provided.
Drop files here or
Accepted file types: pdf.
Please check that the following have ALL been provided and attached as a single PDF:
Title of your project.
One paragraph (NO MORE THAN 150 WORDS!) abstract of the project written for the general reader--the abstract and narrative should be clearly marked to indicate what it is.
a brief narrative description of the project--In the narrative, describe the project and explain how research funds will support your research efforts. DO NOT EXCEED 2 DOUBLE-SPACED PAGES for narrative.
a detailed budget --provide a detailed description of expenses with your project. Your budget should include actual prices or quotations whenever possible. Detail your budget, even if it exceeds $300. TOTAL your budget.
Instructor endorsement: Letters can be either uploaded with this application or sent separately to firstname.lastname@example.org
***Abstract and budget may be separate documents but must be clearly marked.
What amount of departmental/program funds or faculty funds are committed to this project, if applicable? (Your advisor or department/program chair will know). If none, indicate NONE:
Please indicate if grant funds should be transferred to a department/program budget and if so, indicate the organization code. (Your advisor or dept/prog chair will know). If this doesn't apply, please indicate N/A.
Have you been required to submit your proposal to the Animal Care Committee or the Institutional Review Board for review and if so, has it been approved?
Yes, it has been approved.
Yes, but it has NOT yet been approved.
No, I haven't yet submitted but I need to.
No, I'm not required to submit for approval.
Instructor Comments: Please have your advisor provide a very brief letter of support. Letters can either be given to you and uploaded with the rest of your materials OR can be sent via email to Alison Keegan at email@example.com. PLEASE INDICATE BELOW HOW WE WILL BE RECEIVING THIS LETTER.
APPLICANT AGREEMENT AND SIGNATURE OF STUDENT: I understand that funds remaining in my grant after the completion date indicated on this form are returned to the Bates Student Research Fund and offered to other students. I understand that any equipment or material purchased through this grant becomes property of Bates College, after completion of my project, unless I have made a special request to keep the materials for future research. Please type your name below to indicate your e-signature.
Date of submission:
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