2021 Pre-Proposal Research Grant Application
Interested researchers need to submit a two-page maximum pre-proposal in a Microsoft Word document for all new projects that includes the scope of work, objectives, and total project cost by the announced deadline. The NSA Research Committee will review each pre-proposal and then vote whether to receive a full proposal from the researcher. Principal investigators will only need to submit a full proposal if selected. 
This call for pre-proposals is issued in conjunction with the North Dakota State Board of Agricultural Research and Education.  Proposals can be submitted jointly using the same application form. Click here for policies and procedures for this grant program.
Grant applications are due by October 6, 2020
If you are currently working on a project that was approved in the past two years, you do not need to submit a pre-proposal to ask for additional funding for 2021. You will be notified to submit a full proposal. 
Click here for the 2021 Research Pre-Proposal Grant Application Form file size: 16 kb

NOTE: Pre-proposal grant applications will be accepted electronically in Microsoft Word ONLY. No PDF documents will be accepted. Email completed Word documents to tinam@sunflowernsa.com. You will receive a return email showing that your pre-proposal has been received. All pre-proposal applications will be reviewed by the NSA research committee in late October 2020. Applicants will be informed shortly thereafter if chosen to submit a full proposal. Full proposals will be reviewed by the NSA research committee in mid-January 2021 and the NSA Board of Directors will make final funding decisions in late February or early March. 
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