Applications and Proposals not meeting guidelines will not be considered for funding.   Please submit a completed application package (signed application, proposal, and required attachments) in hard copy to the ORGC and email a copy of the proposal and required attachments to the ORGC by March 1. The electronic copy of the proposal/application should be submitted as a Microsoft Word attachment and other supporting documents may be submitted in PDF format to Dr. Joan K. West at jkwest@utm.edu by the March 1st deadline. If you have any questions, please call 881-7015. Proposals received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

Technology Program Guidelines

The following guidelines must be followed for a proposal to be considered:

Type: 10 or 12 pitch (be consistent throughout the proposal), Courier or Times New Roman
Spacing: Single spacing in body of sections; double-spaced to divide sections
Justification: Left justified, 5 spaces indented for paragraphs
Page limit: 3 pages maximum, front only

Proposal Content - use section headings when writing proposal

Abstract (limit to 250 words maximum and must be a centered and underlined section heading)

Location of Proposed Development Activity (section heading)

Date of Proposed Activity (section heading) Be specific. Give timeline.

Purpose and Scope of Proposed Activity (centered and underlined section heading)  Be specific. Include how you intend to incorporate the material into the classes you teach. Focus on classroom performance (i.e., measurable goals and objectives).

Evaluation (centered and underlined section heading)  Be specific about how you will evaluate the use of the technology in your classes.

Budget and Budget Narrative (centered and underlined section heading)  Itemize all planned expenses and sources of all funds. The budget should reflect that the activity is important to your department/college and to you. If no matching is possible, please explain.

Total requested: maximum $1000 per faculty member. ___________________________

Applicants may request in writing the reviewers' comments of their proposals within 30 days following notification.