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4. Proposal Elements

The Summary Page

1st paragraph

    • My long-term research goal is...
    • In pursuit of this goal, the research objective of this CAREER proposal is...
    • The research approach is...

2nd paragraph

    • My long-term education goal is...
    • In pursuit of this goal, the educational objective of this CAREER proposal is...
    • The educational approach is...

3rd paragraph

    • Intellectual Merit

4th paragraph

    • Broader Impact

Your proposal will be returned without review if, in your summary:

  1. You fail to include explicit statements of intellectual merit and broader impact 
  2. The font is too small
  3. The margins are too narrow
  4. The summary exceeds one page
  5. Or if you fail to follow any GPG requirement, program solicitation or budget guidelines. Read more in Review the Solicitation.
Last Updated: 3/23/17