Grant Research Application

  • Grant Application Form

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  • Grant Proposal

  • Please include a concise paragraph that summarizes the proposed study.
  • Number the Specific Aims in this Section and refer to them throughout the remainder of the proposal.
  • Discuss experimental design and methodology. Include statistical considerations, if applicable.
    Select all that apply
  • Max. file size: 125 MB.
    Attach a copy of your IRB or IACUC approval letter to this request when applicable. No funding or tissue will be released from the Florida Center for Brain Tumor until a required approval letter is on file.
  • FCBTR Biorepository Brain Tumor or Blood Product request

    If requesting Tumor, please fill out the information below
  • Blood/DNA Request

    If requesting Blood, please fill out the information below
  • Supplementary Materials Required:
  • -NIH-style Biosketch for Principal Investigator and Key Personnel (each biosketch can be no longer than 5 pages)
  • -Statement of career goals (250 words or less)
  • -Letter of support from your supervisor or Department Chair, or letter of support from your research mentor or director of the laboratory in which the investigation will be conducted
  • -Research proposal should not exceed 5 ½ pages
  • -Statement of any other pending, concurrent applications for the same research project
  • -Statement of any other pending, concurrent applications for the same research project
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    Max. file size: 125 MB.
    • Budget Summary

    • Include the personnel & total for each item selected; use the "+" to add a new line of text. Note: the total must add up to the total amount requested for the grant.
    • Include the non-personnel descriptor & total for each item selected; use the "+" to add a new line of text. Note: the total must add up to the total amount requested for the grant.
    • Submission Dates and Times

      Final Deadline: Monday March 1, 2021; Applications must be submitted electronically to Kimberly.foli@ufl.edu.
    • The word version sent via email can be completed and emailed back to Kimberly.foli@ufl.edu directly, or submission on this web portal is acceptable, as long as all supplemental materials are included. Any incomplete submissions will be not be returned, but it will affect the scoring process. You must start and end the submission process all at one time, it is not saved in between work sessions.

    • Application Review Information

    • The FCBTR staff will acknowledge receipt of the application soon after we receive it. The following evaluation criteria and weights will be used by the review panel to form recommendations:

      Criteria for Judging Projects

    • 1. Scientific Impact. (30%)
    • 2. Quality and extent of innovation. (30%)
    • 3. Ability to complete the project's proposed objectives, judged by the qualifications of the investigators and the reasonableness of the work plan and budget. (25%)
    • 4. Feasibility of some day implementing the research findings into a real-world product / procedure / treatment. (15%)
    • Projects will be sent to an independent review panel selected from outside the state of Florida for final decision regarding awards.
    • Award Administration Information

      Grants are contingent upon available appropriated funds. In some cases, the review panel will adjust grant amounts depending upon the number of recommended proposals, priorities, and total budget. Grant applicants will be notified within 2 weeks of the panel’s decision
    • Agency Contact

      Applicants are encouraged to contact Kim Foli, FCBTR Administrative Director, at Kimberly.foli@ufl.edu for questions regarding the review process, what activities are eligible for support, and other general questions. Please visit www.fcbtr.ufl.edu for more information.