KY INBRE Pilot Project Awards (PPA) Application Guidelines
Page updated Oct 10, 2023
Application Procedures for New, Renewal and Revised Proposals
I. New applications from first time applicants should follow the instructions below.
II. Applications from previously KY INBRE funded investigators should essentially be revised applications of the PIs previously submitted NIH R15 or R16 proposal, and should follow NIH guidelines for resubmissions, including a one-page introduction that addresses the NIH reviewers concerns and criticisms A copy of the NIH R15/R16 review must be submitted with the proposal.
III. Applications from prior NIH R15/R16 funded investigators: For bridge funding requests, the application should be the PIs competitive R15/R16 renewal application with a one year budget and a one-page introduction providing R15/R16 renewal status and plans, along with a justification for continued support. If preparing a revision of the competitive renewal application, then the most recent NIH reviews must be attached.
IV. Applications from previously not funded PPA applicants:
a. Resubmission of revised PPA proposals should follow the NIH guidelines for resubmissions and include a one-page introduction that addresses the previous KY INBRE reviewers concerns and criticisms and indicates how the proposal has been revised.
b. Completely new proposals from previously not funded applicants should include a one-page introduction that briefly explains how the new proposal differs from the previously submitted application. The introduction should also indicate how the new proposal addresses any of the KY INBRE review committee’s generic concerns/criticisms (e.g., lack of publications, student involvement, facilities or resources, etc.) of the previously submitted proposal. If there is any overlap between the new and previously submitted proposal, then the introduction should address all previous concerns/criticism that may be relevant to the new proposal.
KY INBRE Application Checklist
Required Letter of Intent by announced due date.
Required at proposal due date:
Institutional support letter from authorized institutional official (Chair, Dean, VPR, etc.) indicating 50% release time (based upon a 12-credit hour teaching load) and other institutional support.
Recommended proposal preparation steps: