Sample Proposals

FAS Research Development has collected samples of successful proposals from recent award recipients that are available to FAS and SEAS faculty and PIs by request. Those proposals marked with an asterisk* are available to postdoctoral scholars.  If you are interested in obtaining a copy of one of these proposals, please contact us. Requests for sample proposals must come directly from FAS faculty, postdocs and PIs.

If you are interested in an award that is not on the list below, please let us know and we will do our best to add to our library.

Available proposal narratives:

  • American Council of Learned Societies Fellowships
  • ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships
  • Burroughs Wellcome Career Award at the Scientific Interface*
  • Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award Program
  • Dana Foundation Program in Brain and Immuno-imaging
  • DOD Army Research Office
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP)
  • DOD National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship
  • DOD Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program (YIP)
  • Department of Energy Early Career Research Program
  • Dreyfus Foundation Teacher-Scholar Award
  • Ford Foundation
  • Graham Foundation for the Fine Arts Grants for Organizations
  • Henry Luce Foundation Religion and International Affairs Program
  • Henry Luce Foundation Asia Program
  • McDonnell Foundation Studying Complex Systems Award
  • Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminars
  • The Milton Fund
  • NARSAD Young Investigator Grant
  • National Endowment for the Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars and Institutes
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends
  • National Institutes of Health Early Independence Award*
  • National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award
  • National Institutes of Health Director's Pioneer Award
  • National Institutes of Health F32*
  • National Institutes of Health K99*
  • National Institutes of Health R01
  • National Institutes of Health R21
  • National Institutes of Health T32
  • National Science Foundation Division of Environmental Biology (DEB)
  • National Science Foundation Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS)
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)
  • National Science Foundation Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Science Research (IBSS)
  • National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)
  • National Science Foundation REU Supplement
  • Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering
  • Radcliffe Institute Fellowship
  • Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Russell Sage Foundation
  • Searle Scholars Program
  • Simons Investigators Program in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems
  • Sloan Research Fellowship
  • Smith Family Award for Excellence in Biomedical Research
  • Smith Richardson Foundation International Security and Foreign Policy Program
  • Stanford Humanities Center Fellowship
  • Star Family Fund for Promising Scientific Research
  • Weatherhead Center for International Affairs: Harvard Academy Junior Faculty Development Grants