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TN-SCORE Research Stimulation Awards (RSA)

Purpose 

-Support the development of junior investigators so they can obtain other major funding.

-Encourage universities and industry to work cooperatively on renewable energy research.  

Application Details

1. All proposals must be submitted electronically in PDF format to tnepscor@tennessee.edu.

2. All proposals must be submitted through your university research office. Awards will support direct costs only.

3. Review of proposals begins July 15, 2012. Proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis as funding allows.

4. Proposals will be reviewed by a panel of TN-SCORE technical participants.

Proposal Requirements

A. Title of the Project

B. Name of Investigator(s), Title, Office Address, Telephone Number, E-mail, Institution & Industry Partners (if applicable)

C. Total Amount of Grant Funds Being Applied for From TN-SCORE (must range between $5,000-$50,000) Awards will not be subject to university indirect costs.

D. Proposed Length of Project Recommended time frame 2-6 months for Stage 1 awards and 6-12 months for Stage 2 awards). Include the anticipated beginning date and completion date.

E. Expected Outcomes within the TN-SCORE Impact Areas Research, Workforce  Development, Diversity, Cyberinfrastructure, External Engagement, & Sustainability (as applicable).

F. Abstract This section should be limited to 250 words and should summarize the proposed research/project, outlining succinctly the objective and methodology.

G. Statement of work and Industry Support (if applicable).This portion of the proposal should be limited to 2-3 pages.

H. Appendix Supporting materials, e.g., survey or supporting letter.

I. Biographical Sketch(es) Give the following information for the investigator(s) listed on page 1. Begin with the Principal Investigator/Program Director. All relevant participants should submit curriculum vitae. TN-SCORE encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply. 

Please contact tnepscor@tennessee.edu with questions.



Karoline Null (University of Tennessee, Martin) Speaks about her RSA Experience