The Advance Program will combine previously separate Aspire (Ad-Hoc, General Faculty Research & Creative Arts) and SPO Incentive Programs (Cardinal Fellows, Enhance, Resubmit) into one comprehensive program, designed to encourage and promote proposal submissions to external sponsors by providing various levels of support during the proposal development process and in support of ongoing research and creative projects.
The goal of the Advance Program is to increase both the quantity and quality of competitive external grant proposals submitted by BSU faculty members and professional personnel. As such, the Advance award will support a Principal Investigator’s (PI’s) proposal development needs by funding dedicated summer time, AY release time, travel and/or supplies for expenses that will directly impact the development and submission of a competitive external grant proposal.
Due Dates : Advance requests will be reviewed every other month, on the following schedule:
Application Deadline: January 15, 2013
Application Deadline: March 15, 2013 *
Application Deadline: May 15, 2013
Application Deadline: July 15, 2013 **
Application Deadline: September 16, 2013
Application Deadline: November 15, 2013***
* Requests for summer pay must be made no later than the March 15 deadline.**Requests for Fall buyouts must be made no later than the July 15 deadline.*** Requests for Spring buyouts must be made no later than the November 15 deadline.
For questions regarding the Advance Program, please contact the Advance Program Manager by phone at 765-285-1604, or by email here.
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