The research proposal must be composed by the student, in cooperation with the mentor(s). Describe the significance of the project, the specific aim(s), and the hypothesis(es) to be tested, even if the hypothesis-testing phase may be delayed until the appropriate technique is mastered. Briefly describe the method(s) to be utilized. Indicate clearly the contributions of the student and the mentor(s) to this research project. Limit this proposal to 500 words or less.
Describe all previous support for research, with dates of support and the involved mentor.