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Early Scoping Work Letter of Intent

fsfw will award grants for this scoping work using a two-stage peer-reviewed process:

Stage 1: Letter of Intent submission

  • Please complete a letter of intent submission form and submit it through the online portal before 5:00 pm EST on Monday, December 11, 2017
  • The Foundation may discuss aspects of your letter of intent with you
  • Organizations submitting letters of intent will be notified about the go/no-go decision to stage 2
  • The Foundation reserves the right to approve or reject any letter of intent. The Foundation will make every effort to provide feedback on each submission. 

Stage 2: Scoping research proposal submission

  • Each organization with a successful letter of intent will receive a unique ID number for their research proposal
  • Proposals must follow the submission instructions and be returned by the deadline of 5:00pm EST on Monday, January 8, 2018
  • The Foundation may discuss aspects of your proposal with you
  • All institutions submitting proposals will be notified of final decisions by Tuesday, January 16, 2018

the submission period for letters of intent is now closed. the foundation will notify applications of its decision on previously submitted letters of intent by friday, december 15, 2017.

we invite you to provide input on our research priorities to shape our global agenda.