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Foundation to Fund Research in 2018; Submit Proposals by January 16
 
As part of its mission to fund research with direct application to the profession, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation is accepting research proposals to be considered for funding in 2018. Proposals are due January 16, 2018, and may request a maximum of $30,000 (US$) per project. A maximum of $60,000 will be awarded across two or more projects. The announcement of projects selected for funding will take place at the AASV Foundation Luncheon in San Diego, California on Sunday, March 4, 2018 (awardees will be notified in advance).
 
Proposed research should fit one of the five action areas stated in the AASV Foundation mission statement (see https://www.aasv.org/foundation/).
 
The instructions for submitting proposals are available on the AASV Foundation Web site at https://www.aasv.org/foundation/2018/research.php. Proposals may be submitted by mail or email (preferred).
 
A panel of AASV members will evaluate and select proposals for funding, based on the following scoring system:
  • Potential benefit to swine veterinarians/swine industry (40 points)
  • Probability of success within timeline (35 points)
  • Scientific/investigative quality (15 points)
  • Budget justification (5 points)
  • Originality (5 points)
 
Source : American Association of Swine Veterinarians