Scholarship Facilitation Fund Application Form The Office of the Vice President for Research provides financial support up to $2,000 to faculty across all disciplines, on a competitive basis, to promote, support, and enhance the research, scholarship and creative endeavors of faculty at UConn. To apply for support under this fund, complete the application form. Scholarship Facilitation Fund (SFF) application deadlines are: - June 1 for projects initiated between July 1 and December 31- December 1 for projects initiated between January 1 and June 30.The OVPR strives to invest limited SFF funds in projects and PIs that have the greatest funding need. Please note that funding requests from PIs who have been recently funded by the OVPR or who submit multiple applications for the same funding period may receive lower priority. Principal Investigator (PI) Name* First Last PI Email*Please use a university email address PI Title*PI Department*Grant ProgramDeadline*June 1 for projects initiated between July 1 – December 31December 1 for projects initiated between January 1 – June 30Total Budget Requested*Please enter a value between 0 and 2000.Funding Category*Conference, symposia, seminar, colloquia or workshops (this category is in support of and not attendance to)Small start-up/pilot data projects in support of applications to external sponsorsTest new procedures/methodologiesCreative/scholarly projects in support of gallery shows or exhibitionsLibrary/archival research leading to book/monographCosts to bring book-length research manuscripts to publicationPublication costs (including open-access journal costs, copy-editing, etc.)Sabbatical projectsContractual services (including statistical consulting, graphic artists, website design, etc.)Other categories: any activity that does not fall under one of the categories above may be considered, provided a sufficient rationale is givenPlease Specify Other Funding CategoryProvide Sufficient Rationale for Other Funding CategoryKey PersonnelList Co-PIs and other Key Personnel, Department, and Role on Project (if none, so state):*NameDepartmentRole on Project Project DescriptionProject Title*Limited to 200 charactersProject DatesProposed Start Date* Proposed End Date* Project Description*Describe the activities you wish to undertake in this project, the outcomes/products that these activities will enable, and your proposed timeline for these activities. (Limit: 2000 characters/250 words)Budget and Justification*Break down the costs related to this project and provide justification as to why each is necessary and reasonable for the work described in the project description. (Limit: 2000 characters / 250 words)Funding Need*Specify any other sources of funding you have available for this project. You should include external funding earmarked for this project, available start-up or IDC funds, and any cost-matches that have been offered by department or school/college. Please also describe the importance of SFF funding for the continuation/success of the project. (Limit: 2000 characters / 250 words)ComplianceAre human subjects involved?*YesNoIf human subjects are involved, have the required forms been submitted?YesNoAre vertebrate animals involved?*YesNoIf vertebrate animals are involved, have the required forms been submitted?YesNoAre recombinant DNA, biological agents, or toxins involved?*YesNoIf recombinant DNA, biological agents or toxins are involved, have the required forms been submitted?YesNoAward ManagementPlease identify the name, email address and department of the person who will manage the award if it is funded.Name of Award Manager First Last Email of Award Manager Department of Award ManagerAdditional InformationCommentsLimited to 900 characters (about 150 words)PhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.