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2014-2015 Seed Grant Program

Program Description

Georgia Tech's Institute for People and Technology and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (Children's) are pleased to request applications for pilot research projects with the potential to improve healthcare quality, value, and health outcomes for pediatric populations. The program provides seed funds to support collaborative and interdisciplinary projects that will help stimulate innovative healthcare research and promote improvements in healthcare delivery. These awards are specifically designed to provide funding for novel projects that demonstrate a high degree of overlap with the programmatic objectives and the mission of the sponsoring organizations, as well as demonstrated potential to leverage seed funding into extra-mural support and result in high quality peer-reviewed publications.

Request for Proposals


Please download and review the 2014-2015 Seed Grant Request for Application document before submitting a letter of intent or final submission.

PDF Seed Grant Request for Proposals [pdf-358KB]

The document includes information relating to the following areas.

  • Program Description
  • Research Priority Areas
  • Eligibility
  • Proposal Requirements
  • Proposal Submission
  • Duration


Proposal: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 6:00PM ET.

Frequently Asked Questions

(Q) May I attach any additional documents of relevance to the proposal as appendices?

(A) Yes, if they are of direct relevance to the proposal or will in some way strengthen the proposal.

(Q) Can I attach a letter of support from an organization that is collaborating on the proposal?

(A) Yes, letters of support from collaborating organizations may be attached, but are not required.

(Q) Is the budget page(s) included within in the 5 pages or are they additional pages?

(A) The budget page(s) is in addition to the 5 pages. The typical budget is 1 page in length.

(Q) Are references in addition to the 5 pages and if so, is there a limit on the number of pages?

(A) References are also in addition to the 5 pages; however, we recommend that references be limited to only those that are of direct relevance to the proposal.

Online Submission

Please click on the button below to access the online seed grant proposal submission system.

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