Project Proposal

You may submit a Project Proposal to start your application for project funding. This step encompass the Proposal and Protocol steps from before as shown in the diagram on the right.

To find out more about the Process of applying for Funds and the lifecycle of a project, download the Application for funding guide.

A lot of information will be required to complete the FULL Project Proposal. Many researchers prefer to print a Word copy of the FULL Project Proposal and complete it offline first. See the link below.

To complete a PORK PROJECT PROPOSAL… Using pork priorities… go to this page

To complete a 2020 PROJECT PROPOSAL, for the new programmes… go to this page

Download WORD DOC of PROPOSAL FORM

HINT… FILL IN THE WORD DOC AND THEN COPY AND PASTE WHEN YOU ARE READY TO COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION. THE FORM MIMICS THE ONLINE FORM AND WILL HELP YOU PREPARE FOR IT.

The sections within a FULL Project Proposal are as follows:

Section 1: Identification of the Project – Short Title, Full Title, Pork or Cattle and Small Stock, Component and Outcome number, planned start date, length of the project and so forth.

Section 2: Personnel and Team Members – You need to enter the ID of the Primary Researcher and all the details of the Secondary Researcher and all the rest of the team, whether they are Researchers or Other team members. The 5 most appropriate scientific or technical papers produced by the team must be listed.

Section 3: Project Motivation – The aims of the project, methodology and your approach will all be part of this section. Include the Literature Review, the Research Problem and Objective and a list of references.

Section 4: Financials – Here information about the estimated costs of the project need to be available here, based on each year, estimated income and so forth. Information about other donations, grants or funding obtained for the project.

Section 5: IP – Is there Intellectual Property on this project? You will need to enter more detail on this.

Please note the above details is not a complete list of what is required, it is to give you an idea of the information required in each section.