Section I: Background (200 words maximum)
Instructions: Describe the importance of the project. Clearly indicate relevance to the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Include citations from the evidence base to support your project rationale, and/or clearly explain the gap this projects fills within the current state of your curricular program (e.g. need for curriculum renewal, new teaching method or tool, new evaluation tool, etc).
Note: Citations do not count in 200 word maximum. Use any accepted citation style (e.g. MLA, APA, etc), but be consistent in applying this citation style throughout your project background. List references in the space provided after Project Background.
References: Include at least three scholarly references to support your project.
Section II: Project Details
Please select the category you feel best describes your project:
___ Research (formal evaluation of an established educational intervention)
___ Educational Innovation (new curriculum, validation of new tool, etc)
Project Goals or Specific Aims (List at least three)
Project Description (300 words maximum. Instructions: Describe the project or study, including population, methods and evaluation strategy.)
Section III: COMIRB and Budget
Indicate your application status to COMIRB:
__ Received COMIRB approval. COMIRB study number: _____________
__ Applied and waiting for approval. COMIRB study number: _____________
__ Have not yet applied to COMIRB
Budget (See .xls template)
- Provide Speedtype. If awarded, the Academy will move the money there for your grant's use.
- Provide contact information for the finance person of the Speedtype that was listed.
Section IV: Sustainability
Sustainability: If appropriate to your project, describe how you plan for this project to be sustainable after funding has ended.
The Rymer committee will score the grant proposals using standard scoring criteria, available for download here: Rymer Scoring Rubric 2017 web version.docx.