Tips and Advice: Science and Social Science Proposals

General Advice

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Tips and Advice: Humanities Proposals

Most funding sources will want to know these details about your humanities research project:

Grant-Seeking Resources

More information related to grant seeking is available at the sites listed below.

Middlebury Resources

Academic Administration

Forms for internal funding (including FPDF and FRAF), leave program policies and guidelines, and information related to programs administered by the Dean for Faculty

Institutional Review Board (IRB)


Proposals seek either research grants—support for a faculty or staff member for an individual research or professional development project, or institutional grants—support for projects relating to academic program, facilities, student life, or other institutional needs.

This section of the site pertains primarily to research proposals. For more about institutional proposals,
click here.