2023 WiscRDC Small Grant Competition (due 03/31/2023)

2023 WiscRDC Small Grant Competition

Request for Proposals: deadline 03/31/2023

The WiscRDC (https://rdc.wisc.edu/) is pleased to announce a grant competition to support 46 projects using data at WiscRDC. This competition is supported by the University of WisconsinMadison Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) with funding from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF).

Research Focus
Proposals on all topics are invited, as long as the proposal uses data available at WiscRDC.

All graduate students, faculty, and researchers on all UW campuses are invited to apply. Grants can be single or multiinvestigator.

Grants will range in value from $1545K, depending on the proposed duration of the project (regular access fee to WiscRDC is $15K per project per year). Awarded funds will be paid directly to WiscRDC in the form of access fee.

Application Process
By 03/31/2023, please submit to Dr. Yang Wang (ywang26@wisc.edu) your CV and a 23 page proposal that contains:

  • Specific Aims
  • Significance
  • Innovation
  • Data, including details on which datasets at WiscRDC will be used
  • Methods
  • Timeline

In the subject line, please include your name and “Proposal for WiscRDC Small Grant”.

Selection Criteria
Proposals will be evaluated for

  •  Use of WiscRDC data 
  • Potential impact of research
  • Probability of continued use of WiscRDC data in future projects
  • Credentials of investigators.

Early investigators and researchers who are new to WiscRDC are particularly encouraged to apply.

Notice of Final Decision
Final decisions will be made by 05/31/2023

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