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Submit 13 copies of each Research Proposal to:

Dr. Harold E. Sweetman
Chairman, ARS Research Committee
Jenkins Arboretum
631 Berwyn Baptist Rd
Devon, PA 19333-1001

Deadline for receiving submitted applications is March 1, 2015

Questions?  E-mail:
Phone: 610-647-8870
Fax: 610-647-6664

Areas of Research Interest

Format For Research Proposals

1. Title of Proposed Project:


2. Project Leader, Address and Phone Number(s):


3. Signatures:

Project Leader(s): _______________________________________

Department Head: _______________________________________


4. Proposed Duration of Project:  Indicate number of years required to complete the
                                                    research. (A brief explanation may be added if you wish).


5. Publication of Research Findings:  Publication of results must be in the Journal of the
                                                           American Rhododendron Society which has a review panel
                                                           for acceptance of all research papers.
                                                           Do you accept this provison? _____


6. Required Total Funding: List major budget items. Give the justifications for them.


Provide the following information about your project on continuation pages -- no more than five of them, please.

  • Project background and justification.
  • Project objectives.
  • Preliminary results, if any.
  • Potential problems that may be encountered and how they will be addressed.
  • Expected outcome and significance.
  • Work plan for coming year; outline of subsequent activities, if any.

Also, please provide a brief biography of the Principal Investigator (one page or less).

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