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UCL Grand Challenges: Small Grants Application Form

£4,000 awards for cross-disciplinary activities.

Prior to completing this application form, please ensure that you have read the guidance notes, and that your proposed project complies with this competition's criteria.

The Deadline for Applications is midnight, Monday 16 June 2014

Grand Challenges Small Grants Form

Please use the form below to apply for funding for inter-disciplinary activities under the Grand Challenges Small Grants Scheme.

Applicant details

The First and Second Applicant must be based in different UCL departments

First Applicant
The First Applicant must be a UCL academic member of staff
(Lecturer level or above).

Collaborators
Second Applicant
The Second Applicant can be either a UCL academic staff (Lecturer level or above) or a UCL non-academic staff member
 
 

 

Proposed collaboration
Small Grants can only pay for activities between 1 August 2014 to 31 July 2015.
After 31 July 2015 access to awarded funds will expire.
Activities must be completed by end of September 2015
 
 
Outline of the proposed small grant activity (maximum 500 words)
 
First and Second Applicant roles (maximum 250 words)
 
Why is a cross-disciplinary approach particularly valuable in pursuing the proposed activity? (maximum 250 words)
 
How will the proposed activity address issue(s) of societal relevance? (maximum 250 words)
 
Describe the intended outputs and likely impacts (maximum 250 words)

 

Funding and activities
A maximum of £4,000 is available per project.
Small Grants can only pay for activities between 1 August 2014 to 31 July 2015.
After 31 July 2015 access to awarded funds will expire.
Activities must be completeted by end of September 2015
 
Finance contact (for First Applicant's department)
 
Additional funding
 
Provide a budget for the requested amount.
 
Provide a schedule for the proposed activity.
 
Provide any additional details about your application.
 
Please suggest any improvements that can be made to the GC Small Grants programme, including the application process.

Conditions of Award

You must accept all of these conditions in order to submit your application

I have read the guidance notes.
www.ucl.ac.uk/grand-challenges/small-grants/notes-opens in new tab/window.
I meet the eligibility criteria.
I understand it will not be possible to give detailed individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants
If successful, I, or my Financial Administrator, will forward a Source One Account Code to the Grand Challenges office by 30 September 2014 so that the necessary transfer of funds can be made.
[If an Account Code has not been received by this date, it will be assumed that you do not wish to proceed with the activities described in your application.]
I understand that allocated funds will expire immediately after 31 July 2015.
I understand that costs associated with my application will be met by this date, that the Grand Challenges office cannot meet costs incurred after this date, and that the use of awarded funds cannot be deferred to a later period.
I understand that the Grand Challenges office cannot manage awarded funds on my behalf, and that this will be the responsibility of the department that receives the funds.
I understand that activities should be completed by 30 September 2015.
If successful, I understand that I will be expected to submit an initial Impact Report in April 2016.
If successful, I understand that I will be expected to acknowledge the support that I have received from Grand Challenges in promotional materials related to the supported activities, and in attributable publications.

 

 

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