Application Checklist

Application Closed

The application for START funding closed on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 12:00pm noon.

Award messages will be sent in mid-April.

One faculty member from each project team will be responsible for submitting the project application. The completed application will be routed to the other token-contributing investigators for approval.

Before you begin your application, make sure to have the following information:

Project Details

Project title

Project description: 1 paragraph abstract of your work

Project goal: 1 sentence describing the intended outcome of your project.

This project information will be viewable to the general public on the START website.

Co-investigator Information

Team size: number of faculty members contributing a funding token to this project.

Team contact information: names and email addresses of faculty members working on this project (those that are contributing a funding token and those that are not.)

Funding Request

Total project funding (includes 1/3 faculty member cost-sharing)

Each investigator’s token value: individual funding request for each investigator (max $15K total: $5K in faculty cost-share and $10K Engineering contribution)

Total project award: sum of token values (max $75K total: $25K in faculty cost-share and $50K Engineering contribution)

Administrative Support Contact

Your Research Administrator or Team’s contact information: name and email address of the person or team that manages your research activity.

We’ll coordinate project funding with this person or team if your project is awarded funding.

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