CREATING A PROPOSAL


HOW TO APPLY

 

THE IDEA:
Generating an idea for a microgravity experiment is the first stage in competing for a program "slot." The idea for a reduced gravity experiment is developed by a team of undergraduate students - either as part of a class project or as independent research.

SUBMITTING THE ELECTRONIC LETTER OF INTENT  Due September 25, 2013
The Letter of Intent (LOI) is optional and marks the first level of communication the team makes with the program coordinator.  The optional LOI serves as preliminary notice that the team plans to submit a proposal for consideration in the upcoming competition. Letters of Intent may be emailed or mailed to:

James Semple
Johnson Space Center
Mail Code: AD4
2101 NASA Parkway
Houston , TX 77058-3696
(281) 792-7872
jsc-reducedgravity@nasa.gov

SUBMITTING THE PROPOSAL Due by the end of the day Wednesday, November 6, 2013
(This form will be available online September 25, 2013)
A proposal submitted for competition to the program must be presented in the required format, and received by the program coordinator by the specified deadline date. Teams that did not submit an LOI may submit proposals without penalty. Proposals received on-line after the posted deadline will not be reviewed.

 

COPY REQUIREMENTS

 
SECTION FORMAT REQUIRED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ELECTRONIC COPY 1 electronic copy required in .rtf, .doc, or .pdf (Rich Text Format.)

Please do not include scanned in images such as letters of endorsement, faculty endorsement letters, etc. in your electronic submission. These items should be mailed along with the paper copy of your proposal.
Electronic copy of proposal should be submitted in .rtf, .doc, .docx or .pdf using the on-line proposal submission form.

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PAPER COPY

One complete copy that contains institution's and faculty's letters of endorsement

The copy should be in the required format and be securely assembled.

The proposal should be as complete as possible. Sections that do not apply to your experiment should be included, but noted as "not applicable to this experiment." Do not omit sections.

Mail to:
James Semple
Mail Code AD4
NASA - Johnson Space Center
2101 NASA Parkway
Houston, Texas 77058

1 paper copy

COPY REQUIREMENTS - provide 1 paper copy and 1 electronic copy (.rtf).  Electronic proposals received after the submission deadline will not be considered. 
Paper copies should be postmarked by the deadline.
 
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