Grant Application Guidelines

The deadline for submitting research proposals/applications for the 2018 funding year is August 15, 2017. If you have questions in advance of this time period, please e-mail Joan Wincentsen at Joan@American-Hearing.org.

Follow these steps to apply for a grant.

1. Check the eligibility requirements and acceptable topics.
2. Create your proposal using the application checklist for either:

a. Regular, Meniere’s Disease, and ACI Alliance/AHRF grants or
b. Bernard and Lottie Drazin Memorial Residency Grant

3. Save your proposal as a PDF document.
4. As long as your PDF document is 5 MG or smaller, you can submit it via the online portal below. If your PDF file is larger than 5 MB, please email your PDF and application form data to Info@American-Hearing.org.

 

Application Checklist –
Regular, Meniere’s Disease, and ACI Alliance / AHRF  Grants

Click here for a description of eligibility requirements and topics for these grants.

Please write your application using this checklist. When complete, save your document as a PDF document, then submit it using the online form below. Your application should include:

  • Title Page (first page of proposal)
    • Title of research project
    • Principal investigator(s) names
    • Credentials
    • Institution name
    • USPS mailing address
    • Telephone number
    • E-mail address
    • Financial officer contact information
  • Description
    • Brief 2-page summary of the project
    • Include performance site and key personnel of project
  • Table of Contents
    • Include all first-level headings with page numbers
  • Detailed Budget
    • Provide a one-year budget (or two-year budget if you are applying for a special grant that spans two years) that includes salary for support staff (students, post-doctorate fellows, etc.), equipment and supplies
    • Do not include salaries for principal investigator(s), travel expenses, or overhead as AHRF does not fund these costs
    • Budget should include the total amount requested
  • Biographical Sketch
    • Include contact information (USPS mailing address, telephone, e-mail, etc.) with each investigator’s biographical sketch page
    • List all publications (maximum, two pages), current funding, pending funding, and requested funding
    • Indicate what you will do if you receive overlapping funding
    • Letters of support from colleagues are welcome, but not required (Include any letters of support within your proposal document whenever possible)
  • Main Body
    • Include specific aims of the project (body no longer than 10-15 pages at 12-point type, standard margins); background and significance; methods; and what type of subjects (human or animal), if applicable
    • Progress Report (For Renewal Projects Only)
    • If you are requesting your proposal be renewed for additional funding which is considered on a case-by-case basis

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Application Checklist – Bernard and Lottie Drazin Memorial Residency Grant

Click here for a description of eligibility requirements and topics for this grant.

Please write your application using this checklist. When complete, save your document as a PDF document, then submit it using the online form below. Your application should include:

  • Title Page (first page of proposal)
    • Title of research project
    • Resident(s) name(s)
    • Credentials
    • Institution name
    • USPS mailing address
    • Telephone number
    • E-mail address
    • Financial officer contact information
  • Description
    • Brief 2-page summary of the project
  • Budget
    • Provide a small budget proposal
  • Biographical Sketch
    • Provide a 1-2 paragraph biographical sketch for each resident applicant
  • Letter of Support
    • Letter of support from the principal investigator(s) working with the resident(s)

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Online Portal: Apply for a Grant

Please complete the form below to apply for a grant. * Denotes fields that are required. Please contact Info@American-Hearing.org if you have issues submitting your application. In order to be submitted online, your PDF can be no larger than 5 MB. If larger, please e-mail your PDF and requisite application form data to Info@American-Hearing.org.

First Name*

Middle Initial

Last Name*

Suffix*

Credentials*

Type of Grant*

Institution*

Title of Proposal*

E-Mail*

Telephone Number*

Address 1*

Address 2

City*

State*

Zip Code*

Upload full proposal in PDF format (maximum size: 5MB.)