Applications from faculty should be submitted to the applicant's department chair, who should prioritize requests before forwarding them to the dean of the college/school. In non-departmentalized colleges/schools, applications should be submitted to the dean or his/her designee. Electronic applications are preferred, but for hard copy, please submit only one copy. You do not need an e-GC1 for bridge funding. The following material must be included in the application.
Your submitted application should include the following five required sections in the order listed:
Bridge award eligibility statement - Please provide one of the eligibility statements below (whichever applies to you) to affirm that you are eligible for a bridge award. If neither applies to you but after reading the eligibility FAQs you believe you are eligible, please contact Linda Gamman (email@example.com) to request a waiver.
I will not have more than $30,000 funding from any source for carrying out any research in my laboratory (either as PI or as a co-investigator on another PI's grant) by 6 months after the due date for this application (June 1 for the Dec 1 deadline; Nov 1 for the May 1 deadline).
[example: I am applying Dec 1 and I have a grant expiring May 15. I am eligible.]
I will not have funding for more than 50% of my salary from any source by 6 months after the due date for this application (June 1 for the Dec 1 deadline; Nov 1 for the May 1 deadline).
[example: I am applying Dec 1 and by May 15 I am losing my main grant so my salary will drop to 40%. I am eligible.]
(Please see the FAQ document for answers to questions about eligibility.)
- Curriculum vitae, including record of funding for the past 5 years with dollar amounts and funding periods listed for each grant (maximum of 4 pages combined). You may list either direct costs only, or direct + indirect, but indicate which is listed.
- Demonstration of attempts to obtain funding (e.g. abstracts of submitted grants, panel summaries, priority scores or other evaluations and comments; do not send complete grant applications).
- Description of proposed research (maximum of 5 pages including the bibliography). The abstract of a submitted grant is sufficient, if it is appropriate.
- Budget and justification, including the match commitment (see below).
- Statement of how this funding will increase chances of future funding.
Submit all application materials to: