ALA Research Grant Application

Please be sure to thoroughly read the respective ALA Research Grant Policies.

  1. Cover Page with Institutional Contacts and Signatures.
  2. Biographical Sketch (maximum 1 page for each key personnel)
  3. Research Proposal:
    1. Summary of Project with Health Relevance (maximum 1/2 page)
    2. Significance and Background (maximum 1 page)
    3. Innovation (maximum 1 page)
    4. Specific Aims (list up to 3)
    5. Approach/Research Design (maximum 3 pages)
    6. Timeline for Completion of Research Proposal (maximum 1/2 page)
    7. References (maximum 1 page)
  4. Detailed Budget (maximum 1 page)
  5. Institutional Resources Relevant to Proposal (maximum 1 page)
  6. Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval letter or Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) approval letter, as applicable
  7. Institutional support letters (Letters from Department Chair and Key Mentors

If you have any questions please contact the administrator, Maxine Cunningham via email,, or by calling 615-812-6170.