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For Researchers: Application Bullet Points

Basic Philosophy | Where to Apply | Funding Limitations | Application Bullet Points | Memorandum of Understanding

 

Procedure for Submitting Research Proposals to Basic Research Committee

Please prepare research proposals according to the following outline:

John Q. Public, Chairman
Company Name
Address

1. Title of Proposal
2. Contact Information: Name, address, telephone, fax number and e-mail address of principal investigator.
3. Objective: What do you expect to accomplish, and time frame for reporting.
4. Abstract: Brief summary of proposal.
5. Background: Short description of the intended work with reference to related research, state of the science and how such work is related to the proposed undertaking.
6. Justification: A description of the applications, uses and impact of the project to the seed trade.
7. Experimental Plan: Outline of the work including approaches, procedures and methods.
8. Duration: Number of years for which support is being requested. Three years is the maximum.
9. Proposed Budget: Summary of costs for project in tabular form by years: salaries, travel, expendable supplies, funds from other sources, total.
   
 

Example:

   
 
Year One
Description

Expense
Amount from
Institution
Amount Requested
from ASRF

Identification of RFLP's
from X campestris
Salary $ xxxx.xx $ xxxx.xx

Populations Chemical and Supplies $ xxxx.xx $ xxxx.xx

Test of Commercial
Seed Lots
Salary   $ xxxx.xx

Total Costs   $ xxxx.xx $ xxxx.xx
       
Year Two, etc.      
   
10. Administrative Approval: Signature of the following are required: Principal Investigator, Department Head or Administrative superior and Business manager or Business Agent

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