DISTINGUISHED RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
Guidelines and Application Procedures
Page 1 Application Cover Page (see below)
Page 1a Continuation of signatures from cover page if necessary
Page 2 Budget Request Form with the Budget Narrative (500 words maximum)
Where appropriate, explain in details describing how funding items are necessary for the
successful completion of the project. Budget requests and expenses must comply with
Pages 3 – 5 Description of Project (3 pages maximum)
Provide the committee a full but concise description of your project. This narrative
should be limited to a maximum of (3) continuation pages in no smaller than 11-pt type
and no less than 1 inch margins. This description should cover as many of the following
topics as are relevant to your project:
a) Statement Project Objectives. Provide detailed information that would allow a
generalist full understanding of the project and why funding is requested. Applicants
should make a special effort to “language” their proposals so that an “average reader”
who may be unfamiliar with the topic or specific terminology will have a clear
b) Procedures/Methodology. This section should include a plan of the proposed
activities, how they will be accomplished and a rationale for using this method. You
may include work already completed. A time line or work plan is suggested.
c) Importance or Value. Describe how your project will contribute to the evidence base
of concepts, theories, and/or practice within one’s discipline. How will your specific
project contributes to the broader category of scholarship being conducted by others?
d) Further Research or Study. Describe what your next steps might be, once the project
e) Outcome. Will your research result in a peer-reviewed journal article and/or
presentation at a professional conference, seminar or workshop on the state, national,
or international level? How will the project be shared with the campus community?
f) Community Sharing. The committee requires an on campus poster session or
presentation. Researchers may consider submitting proposals to the Graduate
Research Symposium hosted by the Office of Graduate Studies or the Stockton’s Day
of Scholarship hosted by the Grants Office. If you need other accommodations, please
contact 609.626.3640 for more information.
Supplementary Materials (i.e., copy of the formal invitation to present at a conference or to exhibit, copy
of contract for publication etc.). If an applicant is uncertain whether or not supplementary material is
required, the applicant should contact the Office of Graduate Studies for advice. Contact 609.626.3640
or email: email@example.com. NOTE: Detailed budget is required.