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All letters of intent must be submitted through proposalCENTRAL ( by Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 8:00pm, ET. In order to begin an application, applicants will need to create a professional profile, if one does not already exist. Please fill in all required fields in the online application form.

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Instructions for each section of the online application:

  1. Title Page: Enter proposal title (maximum 150 characters, including spaces).
  2. Enable Other Users to Access this Proposal: Follow the instructions if you want to grant access to any other individuals.
  3. Applicant/PI: Thissection should auto-populate from the applicant’s professional profile. Double-check that the information is complete and correct. If it is not, click Edit Professional Profile to update the information. Indicate whether you are a senior postdoctoral fellow, a clinical fellow, or a new faculty member.
  4. Institution & Contacts: Information should auto-populate from applicant’s profile.
  5. Letter of Intent and Biosketch: Upload PDF of Letter of Intent according to the guidelines outlined below. Upload biosketch according to template provided.
  6. Validate: The system will check for required components that have not been completed. Applicants will not be able to submit until all required components are completed.
  7. Submit: Hit Submit after your application has been successfully validated.

Letter of Intent Instructions:

In your uploaded letter of intent, please provide the following in a maximum of 2 pages:

  1. A brief summary of your proposed project written in lay language (500 characters maximum).
  2. How is this avenue of research independent from your mentor’s research, and how will it lead to a path of independent epilepsy research? Please make sure to name your mentor(s) somewhere in this section. (1,000 characters maximum)
  3. Provide a brief description of the research plan that clearly and succinctly outlines the hypothesis to be tested and the specific aims.
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Inquiries: Questions regarding these guidelines are welcome and should be directed to Liz Higgins at or 312-255-1801.



CURE For questions, please contact Julie Milder at the CURE office, 312.255.1801, or email

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