HECC is offering to graduate and post-graduate students the opportunity to apply for a research grant of up to $15,000 to conduct research relating to the mission and objectives of HECC.
About the grant and acceptable projects:
Applications should describe projects based upon basic and/or applied research towards increasing our understanding of injury mechanisms and injury prevention in ice hockey through the use of protective sports equipment. Projects related specifically to equipment design are not appropriate. Projects analyzing athletic performance are not appropriate.
HECC invites you to send your proposal to the Chairman of the HECC Research Committee at email@example.com. Proposals should include a Title, Main Body (including Significance, Specific Aims / Research Objectives, Background, Methods, Main Outcome Measures, Deliverables), References and a budget with a brief justification and projected time frame (maximum of one year) for completion. If human subjects are included in the research, an explanation of the Institutional Review Board (or similar office) process to be used must be provided. The Main Body of the proposal should not exceed six (6) pages. Please also submit with your proposal your curriculum vitae or NIH formatted biosketch. HECC allows a maximum of 10% institutional overhead included in the total award amount not to exceed $15,000.
Your application must be received by March 30, 2013, and will be reviewed by the HECC Research Committee. The anticipated disbursement of funds will take place in or around June of 2013.
All persons, institutions, and organizations residing in North America are eligible and invited to apply. All applications regardless of origin will be evaluated by the same strict scientific guidelines.
NOTE: By submitting any proposal or idea to HECC, you hereby represent and warrant, during the time period in which you apply for and/or work on this grant project, that the submitted proposal or idea does not and shall not infringe on any copyright or patent, or any other right of any third party, and you have the right to any and all rights and licenses, and potential patents related to said idea and proposal, free and clear of any potential claims or encumbrances. You further acknowledge and agree that HECC have no obligation to accept, provide funds, post, display or otherwise acknowledge the receipt of your proposal. HECC may reject or decline grant funding to any and all applicant.