Submission process & award schedule

Submission process

All applications and materials must be submitted through the online form. Use this application template for reference only as you prepare your application prior to online submission.

One additional page of informational figures or key illustrations may be uploaded at the end of the application. In lieu of a formal departmental letter of support, the applicant must upload an acknowledgement form signed by their department chair.

The 2020 application opens Jan. 14, 2020. All submissions are due by 5 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

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Announcements of receipt, funding awards and rejections

Eversight will send an email acknowledging the receipt of each proposal. If an email acknowledgement is not received within seven business days, applicants should contact Eversight.

Emails notifying applicants of awards and rejections will be sent mid-July and followed by mailed letters. If an announcement notice is not received by July 31, 2020, applicants should contact Eversight.

Support questions

Researchers needing additional information regarding the process of submitting research grant proposals—including technical questions about the application form and related attachments—should contact Eversight.

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Phone: (312) 469-5557

Award schedule

January 14
Application opens. All applications must be submitted through the online form.

April 15
Application closes at 5 p.m. EDT.

Grant awardees announced and all applicants notified.

July 1
Progress report due to Eversight.