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The Ferris Foundation 2015 Exceptional Merit Grant Program is Accepting Proposals

Ferris State UniversityThe Ferris Foundation strives to support faculty and staff for trailblazing initiatives that represent the collaborative and innovative spirit of Ferris State University.

As part of this effort, The Ferris Foundation 2015 Exceptional Merit Grant Program is accepting grant applications. Grant awards will not exceed $7,500 and are not renewable, however, previously funded projects may be considered by The Foundation. For projects involving animal and/or human subjects, such protocols must be approved by the appropriate University committee prior to grant approval.

The $7,500 per project is available to support pilot programs, purchase equipment dedicated to program objectives, match grant expenses, enhance faculty expertise and fund research with students, among other endeavors.

Grant Award Timetable

  • Proposal Submission Date Deadline: Feb. 27
  • Initial Review of Proposals Complete: March 27
  • 2015-16 Grant Awards Announced: April 10
  • Merit Grant Progress Report Due: Dec. 4
  • Final Report Due: April 29, 2016

Proposals received after 5 p.m. on Feb. 27 or not adhering to the guidelines and format below will not be accepted or considered.