William T. Grant Foundation: William T. Grant Scholars
Limit: One proposal per “major division,” i.e. per college
Notification of nomination: Department heads, associate deans for research or other senior-level faculty must submit a sentence of nomination–a full letter of nomination or recommendation is not necessary–for nominated individual(s) to the Research Funding Opportunities Manager by 5 p.m. April 16, 2012. Include the date the nominee received a terminal degree (which is required to be in 2005 or later) and the date the postdoctoral position ended. Individuals who wish to be nominated must find a “sponsoring” faculty member to submit the brief nomination statement.
Internal preproposal submission deadline: Submit internal preproposals by 5:00 p.m. May 14, 2012 to the Research Funding Opportunities Manager.
Estimated internal review completion date: Maryh 18, 2012
Grant Foundation application deadline: July 3, 2012
Internal preproposal requirements
Title page: Provide a title page with the name of the sponsoring agency, the full name of the program, the name of the nominee and a working title of the proposal, starting with the acronym “WTGS.” On the title page, also provide which of the William T. Grant Scholars Program current research interests is met by the proposed project: How youth settings work, how they affect youth development and how they can be improved; or When, how and under what conditions research evidence is used in policy and practice that affect youth, and how its use can be improved.
Project summary (up to 5 pages): Using the William T. Grant Scholars Program Application Guidelines as a guide, describe why the proposal should be selected to represent NC State in the sponsor’s review. The narrative should pay close attention to the Grant Foundation requirements and review criteria. candidates may provide any information they consider relevant for assisting the NC State panel members in their deliberations, as long as the complete project summary is no more than five pages. Optional: One or two charts or graphs may be provided in addition to the five-page narrative.
Curriculum vitae: Provide a curriculum vitae appropriate for demonstrating eligibility and competitiveness for the William T. Grant Scholars Program.
Submitting the preproposal: The internal preproposal does not have to be entered into PINS. However, if selected in the internal review, the proposal does have to be entered into PINS. Carefully review and correct errors before submitting the preproposal because no pre-review will be provided. Submit the internal preproposal to the Research Funding Opportunities Manager by 5:00 p.m. May 14, 2012. Preproposals must be received before or by the internal preproposal deadline.