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William T. Grant Scholars Program 2017

Posted: 3/27/2017 (Funding)

The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. The program funds five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand junior researchers’ expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas. We recognize that early-career researchers are rarely given incentives or support to take such risks, so this award includes a mentoring component, as well as an emphasis on community and collaboration.

Pre-proposal instructions

Please submit:

  • a 1-to-2 page letter of intent with a description of proposed aims and approach
  • Biosketch or CV of the PI
  • a letter of support from the Dean or Chair. This letter of support signifies that the Dean or Chair have ensured that the nominee and application are likely to be of sufficient quality to be competitive nationally

to by 5:00 PM Thursday, May 4, 2017. Full proposals are due to the sponsor 7/6/17, so you will need to have your materials in to the Office of Sponsored Programs by 6/28/17 for processing if given the go ahead by the Proposal Review Committee. Other open limited submissions opportunities, as well as the internal proposal review committee review and selection process outline, are here.  Please feel free to email us at with questions or information on any limited submission opportunities that should be but are not already listed on that page.

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Deadline: 05/04/2017