The 4th round of the C-RAIND seed grant program is underway!

$25,000 Grant

Two (2) $25,000 grants will be awarded, single or multi investigator proposals accepted. Early career stream faculty are highly encouraged to apply and PIs from different departments/colleges displaying interdisciplinarity will be viewed positively.

To submit a proposal for a $25,000 grant, please email the following items to kankulaa@msu.edu no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, May 20, 2019:

  • ·    Application Form
  • ·    Project description – limited to four pages
  • ·    Vita for each investigator – limited to two pages
  • ·    Executive summary
  • ·    Budget

All awards are for eighteen months, ending December 31, 2020 and will require a description of the specific role of all Principal Investigators in the project. Funding will be available on July 1, 2019.

C-RAIND faculty fellows are eligible to submit a proposal. Awards will be made with the expectation that this funding will prepare recipients to be nationally competitive for external funding from agencies and foundations and the funded projects will promote recognition of the faculty and the university.

Micro-grants

Micro-grants will be awarded in amounts up to $5,000 to support research needs such as, but not limited to: conferences, symposia, or workshops to address important research issues and frontiers; program activities coordination; programs with a community engagement piece; bridge small projects, summer student hires, core support in equipment, data processing, and other research resources.

To submit a proposal for a micro-grant, please email the following items to kankulaa@msu.edu no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, May 20, 2019:

  • Application Form
  • Project description – limited to two pages
  • Vita for investigator – limited to two pages
  • Budget

C-RAIND faculty fellows are eligible to submit a proposal. All awards are for one year, ending June 30, 2020 and will require a description of the specific role of the Principal Investigator in the project. Funding will be available on July 1, 2019. 

From university-distinguished professors to graduate students, all members of the C-RAIND community are engaged in creating new knowledge. We aspire to be a global leader in neurodevelopmental research and training. Our work emphasizes the importance of conducting meaningful, sustainable research that provides tangible benefits to our global community. 

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