Components and Format for a Mini Proposal
Each proposal should consist of a title page; a project narrative, not to exceed five-pages (12
- font and 1-inch margins); and one-page bios from the principal investigator (PI).
- Title page
- The title page should include the title of the project and the names, affiliations, and email addresses of the PI.
- Project narrative
- The project narrative should not exceed five-pages (with 1-inch margins) of text (12
- font) and figures.
- The project narrative should include the following sections/headings, each containing a clear and concise description of the project:
- Problem statement,
- Summary of prior research,
- Project goals,
- Research approach, and
- Potential impact of the proposed work.
- One-page bios
- A one-page bio is required for the PI.
- Each bio should highlight work demonstrating the researcher’s relevance to the proposed project if possible.