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Texas Tech School of Pharmacy, Office of Sciences is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide seed money to fund novel research unique to women’s health that highlights critical issues for women or focuses on the vital differences in etiology, symptomatology and treatment of medical conditions that lead to more personalized medical care.

Proposal Submission:

Submit to Dr. Sanjay K. Srivastava, Associate Dean for Sciences, for consideration. Award funding will be made available for one year. A final progress report for seed grants will be required. Failure to submit a progress report after the completion of the grant will disqualify the applicant from future seed grant consideration. The awardee is expected to acknowledge the seed funding in his/her publication arising from the funded project.

Deadlines:

January 31, 2018 by 5:00 pm

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  

Proposals should not be more than 11 pages excluding references (0.5 inch margins) in 11-point type and each proposal should include the following:

I.   Project Summary

II.  Specific Aims (one page limit)

III. Research Strategy (six-page limit)

IV. References

V.  Budget & Budget Justification (two-page limit). No salary or travel expenses are allowed.

VI. Statement of how the PI plans to use data produced by this seed grant. Identify specific grant extramural research RFAs          that will be applied for and/or a timeline for submission (one-page limit)

Type of Funding:

  • Seed Grant—Multi-campus and/or Interdisciplinary up to $25,000
  • Small Grant—(patient‐oriented research, as well as epidemiological, behavioral or health services studies; pilot data, educational program development or survey studies) $5,000—$10,000.

Proposal Evaluation:

Proposals will be evaluated by the Office of the Associate Dean for Sciences in collaboration with the School of Pharmacy’s Research Advisory Committee with respect to:

(1) Investigator(s) & Resources,

(2) Innovation & Significance

(3) Research Strategy

(4) Budget.

Note: Only proposals in either women’s health or sex and gender medicine will be considered. The proposals with the top scores will be recommended to the Laura Bush Institute for further evaluation and possible funding.

IMPORTANT:  READ THE REQUIREMENTS LINK AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE.
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