Please note the CURE Pilot and Feasibility application mechanism is a two step process. 

1. PFS Call for a letter of intent announced and submitted by the deadline, September 25, 2017
2. The letter of intent will be reviewed and if selected, applicants will be asked to submit a full application. 


The letter of intent should include

1) the category (see eligibility for the categories) for which the applicant wishes to apply, rank and department of the applicant,
2) the title, hypothesis and a paragraph describing the salient features of the project,
3) which core(s) of the CURE: DDRC will be used, and
4) the title of the mentor’s funded research, if the applicant is a junior investigator without independent funding, or of other funded projects, if the applicant is a senior investigator, and how the proposed project will differ from the funded projects.

A one-page letter of intent with the applicant’s NIH-style biosketch should be submitted as an e-mail attachment (all in one pdf document) to the program coordinator, Jacqueline Ismen (  If the applicant is a PFS awardee who wishes to apply for a second year funding, a progress report of past supported research must be included for evaluation. Applicants will be notified of their eligibility to submit a full application.