**The application period is now closed. Applicants will be notified of their decision in mid-June 2021.**
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
I’m a professor at a non-U.S. university with the requisite expertise and want to apply for this grant. What can I do?
If you find or already have a colleague in the U.S. who qualifies for this grant, you can submit a proposal with this colleague as principal investigator and you as a collaborator. Note that this principal investigator would need to initiate and submit this application, funds would go to this U.S. university, and data collection would also need to take place there.
Can graduate students or postdocs apply?
Graduate students and postdocs can be collaborators, but not principal investigators, on these proposals. If you are a graduate student or a postdoc who has the requisite knowledge and is interested in applying for this grant, ask your faculty advisor to be principal investigator.
Are there restrictions on how these funds can be spent?
These funds can pay for any direct costs of conducting this research, including salaries, participant recruitment, and participant payment. Five percent of these funds (i.e., $1,500) can pay for overhead costs (e.g., utilities). Funds cannot pay for (a) research activities outside the purview of this grant (i.e., costs of collecting data on additional outcomes), (b) purchasing a license to this intervention or any of its materials, (c) capital purchases or purchases that extend beyond this research project (e.g., computers), or (d) travel costs.
Can multiple faculty members be co-applicants?
No, if multiple faculty members want to collaborate on this research, one of them needs to be primary for administrative purposes.
Would my study need to begin in August 2021 and end in May 2022?
No, studies that can happen in a shorter time are also eligible for this grant. This August start date is to allow reasonable time for this research to attain IRB approval; research projects that receive this funding can begin as soon as they receive IRB approval and need to conclude by May 20, 2022.
Can I publish or present this research?
Yes, grantees will be able to present and publish this research.
Can multiple studies from the same proposal examine different requisite outcomes?
No, studies from the same proposal need to examine the same requisite outcomes.