For your final project, you will finalize your grant proposal to secure funding for a neuroscience investigation. This assignment will involve integrating information covered in previous weeks about brain networks and disorders that occur as the result of dysfunction in these networks. The grant proposal will require you to identify a research question based on a thorough review of the literature related to a particular disorder/syndrome and design a scientifically sound grant proposal using current methods of neuroscience investigation.
The Grant Proposal must be six to eight double-spaced pages in length (not including Title page, References, and Appendix) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.). Your proposal must contain all the sections listed below. Read the Grant Proposal Guidelines attached below. for detailed instructions as you write your proposal. View the Sample Grant Proposal Template attached below for an example of a completed proposal.
Your Grant Proposal must include the following sections: Title Page Specific Aims Background Significance Proposed Study Participants Procedures Hypotheses and Analysis Budget Justification References Appendix A: Budget See the last page of the Sample Grant Proposal (Links to an external site.) for a template to use when creating the budget. Use the optional Budget Calculation spreadsheet (Links to an external site.) to calculate the budget figures. See the Grant Proposal Guidelines (Links to an external site.) for budget details.