The  Research and Mentoring for Postbaccalaureates in Biological Science (RaMP) Opportunity is intended to provide support for networks that provide full-time research, mentoring and training for recent graduates who lacked biological research or training opportunities during college.

To help us stay organized as we quickly assemble this RaMP proposal on a tight timeline, please submit your information through this form. 

Solicitation for RaMP Opportunity Deadline: February 16, 2023

Mentor document submission deadline: February 1, 2023

RaMP Proposal Planning

Form to gather information for RaMP Proposal, January 2023
Please provide a brief (2-3 sentence) description of the project on which you would expect the RaMP student to work.
Have you received mentoring training? If so, through what programs or institutions? Would you recommend them to others?

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For questions in the section below, we only need documents from the primary mentor for that site (who will be listed as senior personnel). Please decide amongst yourselves who that primary mentor should be.
Please upload an NSF format biosketch for the lead mentor from each site. The new 2023 PAPPG requires biosketches to be certified for proposals submitted after January 30, 2023 (which this will be). Both SciENcv (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sciencv/) and the NSF fillable form (https://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/biosketch.jsp) will generate the correct format, but you'll need to start a NEW document (based on the old one) to generate the certification.
Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 10 MB.
Please upload an NSF format current and pending funding document for the lead mentor from each site. (https://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/cps.jsp), preferably created in SciENcV (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sciencv/). The new 2023 PAPPG requires C&P documents to be *certified* for proposals submitted after January 30, 2023 (which this will be). Both SciENcv and the NSF fillable form will generate the correct format, but you'll need to start a NEW document (based on the old one) to generate the certification.
Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 10 MB.
The NSF-formatted conflict of interest spreadsheet for the primary mentor at each site.
Accepted file types: xls, xlsx, ods, , Max. file size: 10 MB.
Please upload a Facilities, Equipment and Other Resources document pertaining to your primary field site. Please include a link to the relevant code of conduct or (preferred) field safety plan.
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, , Max. file size: 10 MB.
Any additional comments or questions