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New Proposal Guidelines


Title Page         (Click here for Example Title Page)

   1. Title
   2. Investigator(s)
   3. Proposal Type: New
   4. Funds requested for the first year
   5. Duration of the project (maximum of two years, at which time a new proposal must be written)
   6. Signatures of all investigators and respective Department Chair(s) (include date of signature)

Project Summary (200-300 word lay language summary of the project)

   1. Statement of the problem
   2. Hypothesis to be tested
   3. Experimental plan and expected results

Body of Proposal (maximum of 3 pages - single-spaced)

   1. Literature review statement of the problem/hypothesis
   2. Objectives
   3. Plan of work -- approach, methodologies and timetable
   4. Justification -- relevancy to livestock health problem & ILHAC research priorities
   5. Previous work of investigator(s) related to this proposal

References -- maximum of one page -- single-spaced

Biographical Sketch -- one for each investigator -- maximum of one page

   1. Name
   2. Title
   3. Education
   4. Research & Professional experience: up to most significant/recent publications

Current and Pending Support for each investigator

   1. Project title
   2. Source
   3. Amount requested/awarded

Single-Column Budget (no indirect costs)

   1. Maximum of one page
   2. Include budget justification on a separate page


Submit: Signed original proposal and electronic copy as an attachment - to cvmres@iastate.edu