A number of our junior faculty have applied to the Jeffress Trust in the past.  There are limitations on the number of submissions allowed from Mason, so if you are interested you will need to submit to the internal competition, with a deadline of November 27.  More details below. Stephen

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Subject: Limited Submission Opportunities - November 7, 2017
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2017 16:55:17 +0000
From: Rebekah K Hersch <[log in to unmask]>
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Dear Colleagues,


The new limited submission opportunity is noted below and listed on the Research Development webpage. I have also included a brief summary in the attachment.


Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research

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Due: January 18, 2018 (2:00 PM EST)

Full-time faculty at institutions in Virginia that are within seven years of their first faculty appointment are eligible to apply as Principal Investigators.

Eligible research areas for Jeffress support include astronomy, biosciences, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, material science, mathematics and physics

GMU Internal Deadline: November 27, 2017

Budget: Up to $100,000

Internal applications should include the following:

Project title

Applicant name

List of Co-investigator(s) if applicable

Project Summary (up to 3 pages)

Please include elements noted in the Application Guidelines including the role of undergraduate student participation

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Specific information about this deadline and other limited submission opportunities can be found at  http://researchdev.gmu.edu/limited-submission-grants-programs-deadlines/


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.


Best regards,





Rebekah K. Hersch, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Research Development

Office of Research Development, Integrity, and Assurance

George Mason University


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