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Research Development Committee

Research and Sponsored Programs

RDC Small Grants Program Application

Before you begin, please be sure to read the Guidelines document. 

Any application which does not follow the guidelines may be rejected.

If you need assistance with the application or if you have questions about eligibility and proposal criteria please contact the Co-Chair of the Committee, Dr. Robert Sawyer, at .

Please note:  any application received using old forms will be returned to the applicant for resubmission.

Please be sure to follow all instructions!  Failure to do so may cause your application to be rejected.



Robert Sawyer, Small Grants Co-Chair, at
or the RDC Mailbag at



For FY2019 (through June 30, 2019):

  • Electronic form submission by 11:30pm on Friday October 5, 2018;
  • Signed printed form submission by 4:30pm on Friday, October 12, 2018.

Please note: signed, paper copies are to be delivered to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, 432 Ross Hall. Please see Section V of the Guidelines document for submission details.

A second deadline may be announced, depending upon the number of applications received.


Eligibility Note:

Anyone who is a current (FY2019) RDC Major Grant Recipient is not eligible to apply for an RDC Small Grant as either PI or Co-I.

Please use the templates linked below to prepare for entering your online application:

Text Template

(use MS Word to create the body of your application using spell-check, so that you can later copy/paste it into the online application)

Budget Template

(for accurately calculating your budget numbers, so you can later enter accurate numbers into the online application)

Keys to Success (read this page for hints and tips for a successfully-funded application.

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   RDC Small Grant Application Form 




St. Edward's School in Stratford, UK

St. Edward's School
in Stratford, UK

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