CBC Newsletter, Vol. 16

December 1, 2015

Increased Funding and New Deadlines for 2016 Award Programs

Catalyst Award Program

Applicants must be tenured or tenure-track faculty with research programs at the CBC universities who will jointly engage in collaborative research. Research proposals must have Co-Principal Investigators from at least two of the CBC universities.

The CBC Catalyst Award program will increase the award size to up to $250K over 2 years.

Key dates for the Winter 2016 Catalyst Award program:
Online Submissions Open: January 11, 2016
Proposal Submission Deadline: January 15, 2016
Expected Decisions: April 15, 2016
Anticipated Start Date: June 1, 2016

▸ Catalyst Program RFA

Postdoctoral Research (PDR) Grant Program

Only postdoctoral fellows at NU, UIC and UChicago are eligible for this program.  Letter of Intent (LOI) is required prior to submission of the application.

PLEASE NOTE:  The funding period for the CBC PDR Grant Program has been extended to a maximum of 18 months and No Cost Extensions (NCE) will NOT be allowed.

Up to $15,000 over 18 month funding period.

Key dates for the Winter 2016 PDR Award program:
LOI Submissions Open: January 25, 2016
LOI Submissions Deadline: January 29, 2016
Proposal Submissions Open: February 8, 2016
Proposal Submission Deadline: February 12, 2016
Expected Decisions: April 8, 2016
Anticipated Start Date: June 1, 2016

▸ Postdoctoral Research Grant Program RFA

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