Discover Grant Proposal Submission

Your Discover Grant Proposal must include:

  • Names of personnel involved in the proposed research (including mentor if proposing author is not faculty)
  • Contact information for proposing authors
  • Overview of the research proposal (less than one page)
  • Supporting links and documentation
  • Estimated Cost / Budget (along with justification/estimates/quotes)
  • Letter(s) of support (to be emailed separately to
  • In a page separate from the overview, provide brief answers to the questions below where applicable:
    • How does this proposal increase and enhance undergraduate research opportunities for undergraduates at the University of Rochester?
    • To what extent will this work go forth without this funding?
    • To what extent is this work financially supported by others (department/program, PI support, outside grant funding, student contribution)?
    • Describe potential safety issues that might arise with this work and the extent to which training and preventative measures will be taken to prevent accidents and/or injury.
    • How will the undergraduates working on this project be supervised/mentored?
  • CVs of proposing authors and students involved (if different)
  • Informal copy of transcript for each student involved in work (if known at time of proposal)

Please submit all materials to the Office of Undergraduate Research,