Submission of Full Proposals
Applications may be submitted either electronically 'or' in hard
Applicants are encouraged to submit their full application electronically
using the ESRC electronic forms submission service by using the
Programme Forms Editor (RPG (eRP) v 1.7) available from
(please ensure that you use the full form editor for programmes).
Please read all instructions before downloading this form. If you
require technical support on the use of the electronic submission
service please contact the helpdesk by telephone (01235 445924)
or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
(please note that this helpdesk can only address technical questions
relating to use of the ESRC electronic system, questions regarding
ESRC funding rules should be addressed to the ESRC Office). If using
the full research programme forms editor, please note that the maximum
amount which may be applied for under the Teaching and Learning
Programme is £1.25 million (and not £750,000 as stated
in the notes for guidance). Please also note that, for this Programme,
communication and impact costs may exceed the limit of 5% stated
in the application form.
The ESRC electronic submission system, as detailed above, is the
only system which may be used for the submission of proposals electronically;
applications sent in other electronic forms (e.g. as attachments
to e.mails) will not be accepted. Electronic submissions must be
despatched to the ESRC for receipt by 1700hrs on Monday 21 October.
Please allow sufficient time for the application to be submitted
by your institution's registered ‘Despatcher in time to
meet the deadline of 1700hrs on 21 October. Hard copies are not
required for applications submitted using the electronic submissions
Hard Copy Submission
For a word version of the application form contact Mrs Angela Leonard,
ETaL, Research Division, ESRC, Polaris House, North Star Avenue,
Swindon, SN2 1UJ, e.mail: Angela.Leonard@esrc.ac.uk.
If submitting applications in hard copy form, please follow the
instructions on the application form and return the original plus
fifteen copies to:
North Star Avenue,
by Monday 21 October 2002
This deadline will be strictly enforced. Applications postmarked
on, or before, the closing date of 21 October 2002 will be accepted
but applications postmarked after this date will not be accepted.
Faxed applications will not be accepted. It is essential
that fifteen copies are included with the original. Please
note that on hard copy applications signatures are required from
all co-applicants and from the principal applicant's Head
of Department and the appropriate authority at the administering
institution. Please allow sufficient time to collect all these
signatures. Applications will not normally be accepted
without all the required signatures. However, in the event of a
serious difficulty in obtaining the signature of a co-applicant,
applicants should contact the ESRC in advance to discuss the possibility
of this being forwarded at a later date.
Please note that incomplete applications or applications not submitted
using either the ESRC electronic submission system for full proposals
or the correct hard copy full application form, will not be accepted.