As the process of obtaining external funding becomes increasingly competitive, proposals must be outstanding in every way in order to succeed. You can improve the likelihood of being funded with a well-written, carefully edited proposal. Sponsored Research Services is pleased to offer editing services to interested PIs. If you would like to use proposal editing services, please submit your narrative to Rebecca Sumner, PhD, SRS Proposal Development Specialist at least 10 business days before the submission deadline. Your document will receive thorough editing and
RIT Researcher News
The PFI: AIR-TT solicitation provides investigators an early opportunity to move previously NSF-funded research results with promising commercial potential along the path toward commercialization.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is now accepting nominations for Sloan Research Fellowships in eight fields: chemistry, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, and physics. These two-year, $50,000 fellowships are awarded annually to 126 early-career faculty in recognition of their distinguished performance and exceptional potential as researchers.
Limited Submission: NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)
Synopsis. Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) is an NSF-wide program that supports international activities across all NSF supported disciplines. The primary goal of PIRE is to support high quality projects in which advances in research and education could not occur without international collaboration. PIRE seeks to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the U.S. science and engineering community.
RIT has received approval on the new benefit rates for use on federal projects. The recently approved rates will be effective July 1, 2014 and applicable to all federal government projects with salary dollars expended after July 1.
Here is a link to the updated Standard Proposal Information Sheet that includes the new rates: Standard Proposal Info Sheet (updated May 29, 2014)
Are you planning on working on a humanities project next summer? The National Endowment for the Humanities supports summer projects. NEH Summer stipend recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, and other scholarly tools. Projects may be at any stage of development.