Limited Submission: 2016 Searle Scholars Program

If you are interested in submitting a 2016 Searle Scholars Program proposal, send an abstract no more than three pages in length to by the internal deadline of Monday, August 3, 2015 at noon. Follow IIT’s guidelines for internal competitions available here.

•Institutional Limit: One
•Internal Deadline: Monday, August 3, 2015 at noon
•Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Synopsis of Program:
The Searle Scholars Program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding early-career scientists who have recently been appointed as assistant professors on a tenure-track appointment. Grants are $300,000 for a three-year term with $100,000 payable each year of the grant, subject to the receipt of acceptable progress reports.

Per IIT policy, all grant applications (federal and non-federal) must be reviewed, signed and submitted by the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs regardless of the amount of the request. Contact or call at 312.567.3035 for more information on submitting a proposal.