Funding & Eligibility

Final Funding Proposal for 2008

Year 1

Maximum of $5,000 or $10,000

  • 10% holdback until receipt and acceptance of interim report, along with copy of the raw data in Excel or Access format with meta-data description
  • not more than 20% overhead charges
  • formal agreement with conditions as specified

Year 2

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  • 10% holdback until receipt of final report and copy of the revised data in Excel or Access format with meta-data description
  • not more than 20% overhead charges
  • final report (thesis) submitted and accepted

Total

Not to exceed $10,000 per project

Other Conditions:

  • only Canadian universities eligible to apply, and preference may be given to proposals that directly involve a M.Sc. or Ph.D.
  • any research projects that involve the aquatic ecosystem are eligible; however preference may be given to proposals that directly involve the management needs or ecology of smallmouth bass.
  • geographic scope is the Ontario waters of Rainy Lake
  • overhead cannot exceed 20%, although preference may be given to proposals with reduced overhead charges
  • a condition will be included in the funding agreement specifying that the recipient has the sole right to publish their findings in a peer reviewed journal, and that right will extend for a period of 2 years after successful defense of thesis, or 2 years from the end of Year 2 funding if there is no thesis involved.
  • deadline for submission of full-proposals will be June 30, 2008. Pre-proposals can be submitted at anytime, with the only timeframe being 2 months for the Board to review and decline support or invite a more detailed full-proposal.

January 31, 2008