Carnegie Mellon University

Brain Research Foundation’s Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program

For the internal selection process, Vice Provost for Research Gary Fedder is inviting all interested faculty members to send their CV and a brief research statement to Gerry Balbier <>, Executive Director of BrainHub, by November 14, 2016. Gerry will convene BrainHub’s Executive Steering Committee to select CMU’s official candidate. The application process will then be coordinated with the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Foundation Relations. The official candidate’s LOI will be due January 4, 2017, 4PM CST.

Each total award is limited to $80,000 (direct costs) for a two year grant period. The first grant payment of $40,000 will be made upon completion of the Seed Grant Acceptance Form (June 2017). The final payment of $40,000 will be made contingent upon receipt of a Preliminary Progress and Financial Report (June 2018).

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