GUIDELINES FOR PROJECT NARRATIVE
1. The narrative should not exceed three pages, single-spaced, with one-inch margins and a font size no smaller than 11-point.
2. Keep in mind that applications are reviewed by faculty from each college. Limit use of jargon and discipline-specific terminology (when possible). Reviewers will take into account the clarity, coherence, and completeness of the application. Be as specific as possible.
3. The narrative should address the following areas:
a. Nature, scope, and objectives of proposed project
Should include a statement of the intellectual, scientific, scholarly, pedagogical, and/or creative significance of project. Include plans for dissemination of the product of research (monograph, article, conference paper, exhibit, performance, etc). May also include description of basic ideas, problems, and/or questions addressed; potential impact on the field.
Include arrangements for access to necessary archives, galleries, collections, laboratories, etc, where relevant.
c. Relation of project to applicant’s professional development. Should include a brief statement on the way support for two months continuous full-time research will contribute to the applicant’s publication program.