Deadline for summer 2020 is April 1, 2020
$10,000 direct costs + F&A
One or more awards annually
at community colleges and Oklahoma regional universities can apply for Research Opportunity
Awards (ROA) with a maximum budget of $10,000 in direct costs plus
support a summer project in a lab at one of Oklahoma's research-intensive institutions or primarily undergraduate institutions.
The goal of the ROA program is to provide opportunities for learning
new techniques or new experiential activity to expand on the
faculty's current knowledge or capabilities. The funds may be used for
both summer salary support and lab supplies for the lab sponsor.
1) 1-2 page description of the project, including a brief statement on how
the learned skill/technique will improve the ability to teach
laboratories or classes to students in the future, a description of how
the ROA would lead to a new grant application by the applicant,
how integrating the knowledge learned would be imparted into the student
curriculum, a description of the science to be done as a collaborative
2) support letter from the lab sponsor
3) biographical sketches for the faculty member and the lab sponsor
4) budget and justification for the project on the NIH form page
These materials should be submitted in single pdf format to the OK-INBRE Program Manager, Dawn Hammon, at firstname.lastname@example.org.