|William T. Grant Scholars Program|
|Funding Agency Deadline||07/03/12 by 3:00 p.m. EST|
|Funding or Award Criteria||
Program Description: The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports the professional development of early-career researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. The goal is to help Scholars
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
Proposed research plans must fit the Foundation’s research interests. We currently support research to understand and improve the everyday settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States. Specifically, we fund studies that enhance understanding of:
The Foundation’s Senior Program Team has written a series of essays for our Annual Reports in which we describe our research interests in more depth, including the types of studies we support and our grantees’ work. We encourage applicants to review these essays. In addition, we have statements detailing our interests in intervention research, measurement work, policy, practice, and the interplay of biological and social processes. All this information is available on our website, as are additional resources (e.g., reference lists, tools, publications, presentations, lists of funded grants) related to our interests.
SELECTED ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Please see the solicitation for complete information.
|Number of Nominees Allowed||One (1) proposal from each major division|
|Required Internal Review Documents||
Associate Deans or Designates shall select the Division's nominee by screening all of its internal candidates.
Please send the candidate’s information to the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) via email@example.com no later than June 15, 2012. The nominee’s information will be posted on the limited sumbmission website as a reference for OSP's Proposal Specialists.
If a nominee’s information does not appear on the website, OSP will not submit an application to ensure that an individual not selected by their college/school does not proceed. OSP will seek verification from the Dean/Associate Dean for Research in such an instance.
|Nominee(s) Selected to Advance||
Dr. Paul von Hippel, LBJ School of Public Affairs
Dr. Aprile Benner, College of Natural Sciences