Research Focus Group Application Form

  • Basic Information

  • Conveners

  • Attachments

  • A document (1-2 pages single-spaced) describing the research interests of the group and indicating the names of the conveners of the group, as well as the names of faculty and graduate students who have agreed to participate in the group and/or strategies for identifying and recruiting members.
    PDF File Required
    Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 100 MB.
  • A completed activities plan form that specifies dates, speakers, and topics.
    PDF File Required
    Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 100 MB.
  • An itemized, proposed budget for the year’s activities (please use this budget if you need a template). Please itemize all expenses and explain any costs that are not self-explanatory. If requesting funds for a graduate student assistant, please include a list of the student’s specific administrative tasks.
    PDF File Required
    Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 100 MB.
  • A report of activities in the current academic year with the following information: a list of meetings and sponsored activities; the titles of texts or papers read and discussed; the names and institutional affiliations of invited speakers; and a report of expenses for the year. This report should demonstrate that the RFG has devoted at least half of its meetings and at least one meeting per quarter to research-related events such as works-in-progress presentations by local faculty and graduate students and discussions of new works in the field.
    PDF File Required
    Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 100 MB.
  • Confirmation Email