who will submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the Brain Research Foundation's (BRF) Seed Grant Program. The NU
Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost is soliciting Letters of Intent (applications) from eligible
University of Nebraska Faculty (all campuses) in order to identify the best candidate for our single allowable
nomination. These internal pre-proposal Letters of Intent are due Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.
The purpose of BRF Seed Grant Program is to provide start-up monies for new research projects in the field of
neuroscience that will likely lead to extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or other
outside funding sources. The objective of the program is to support new and innovative projects, especially
those of junior faculty, who are working in new research directions. BRF Seed Grant awards are not intended to
supplement existing grants.
All applications must be submitted via NuRamp.nebraska.edu. Please refer to the “NU Guidelines” document for additional information and all requirements. Faculty with questions should contact the Provost’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our nominee will be selected by Dec. 2, 2019; the finalized letter of intent must be submitted to the Foundation by Jan. 7 at 4 P.M. Central Time.
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