Preproposals are REQUIRED.
Submission of preproposals is now closed.
Notice: The 2010 RFP was updated on March 21st, 2009 to remove any reference to out-year funding. This year's program is for one-year grants only.
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Preproposals are due 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, May 15th, 2009.
If your preproposal is accepted, full proposals will be due 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, August 14st, 2009. Research project start date is April 1, 2010.
Preproposals must be submitted electronically to the NICCR web site (click "Submit Preproposal" below) using the official NICCR
which is a Microsoft Word document.
Steps to submit a preproposal.
- Read the RFP.
- Download the Preproposal Template. (see warning below)
- Fill in the Preproposal Template according to directions in the RFP.
- Go to the Submit Preproposal Page.
- Fill in all fields on the web form.
- Use "Browse" to upload your completed Preproposal Template.
- Click "Submit".
Preproposal Template - Word Document
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Preproposal Submission is currently closed. We expect to re-open preproposal submission early in March.
All preproposals will be reviewed for scientific merit and adherence to the terms of this Notice by an independent panel. Recommendations of that panel will then be reviewed by NICCR, which will make final decisions about the preproposals. Those decisions will be communicated to the applicants via e-mail as soon after the submission deadline as possible. Proposals will be accepted only from applicants who are notified by NICCR that their preproposal is acceptable .
Last Updated:15 May 2009 PLH