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Completing the URC Online Application


Completing the Online Application

  • Page maxima are strictly enforced.  Page overages will result in an application being denied and returned to the applicant for correction and resubmission.
  • Other than limits on the number of pages, there are no specific formatting requirements.

Research Document

All documents pertaining to the proposed research project of your application must be uploaded to the application template as one complete PDF file 

Place documents of the pdf file in the following order:

  1. Brief Lay Person’s Abstract. Approximately 250 words.  Required for all applications.  This is in addition to the longer, more detailed, professional abstract included in the Research Plan.
  2. If resubmitting an unawarded proposal from a prior year, include a one-page (maximum) detailed justification addressing all modifications. Be sure to indicate this page as a resubmission justification (this page is a requirement for resubmissions, only.)
  3. Research Plan (eight pages maximum*, not including appendices).
  4. Detailed Budget and Justification
  5. Bibliography of works cited in this proposal.
  6. CV - two page maximum* for each PI (and co-PI, if applicable). 
  7. Abstracts of PI's (and co-PI's) currently funded grants (note any scientific or academic overlap)
  8. URC Application Certification Page - ALL PI's and co-PI's must submit individual certification forms signed by their respective department chairs.
  9. If applicable (ECAS and Oxford), a Course Release Form signed by the chair of the applicant's department and approved by the applicant's dean.

*Page maxima are strictly enforced. Page overages will result in an application being denied and returned to the applicant for correction and resubmission.

Online Application link opens November 12.

When the Portal page opens, select "URC Start Grant Application" from the list of options on the right side of the page. The URC application form will open and you may begin inputting the required information.

All URC grant applications must be completed and submitted through the online portal. No exceptions.

Questions or Concerns
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