Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission

Wenatchee, Washington

Pre-proposal submissions should provide a brief overview of the project concept, justification, and budget. Research committee members review the pre-proposals. An electronic notice is sent to researchers of the outcome of the committee vote.

Pre-proposals must be submitted electronically by emailing the file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by uploading the file onto the WTFRC website at www.treefruitresearch.com. Select "Proposals and Reports" on the menu and click on "Upload Proposals & Reports".  NOTE: A NEW, SEPARATE FORM HAS BEEN CREATED FOR TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE PROJECTS.  PLEASE MAKE SURE TO SELECT THE CORRECT FORM WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR PRE-PROPOSAL.


INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE PRE-PROPOSAL FORM

FORMAT AND TYPE
The file must be submitted in Word format, 11 point Times New Roman type. Do not include page numbers. Do not include any headers or footers.

MARGINS
1.25” left margin; 1” right, top and bottom margin.

LENGTH
Pre-proposal form only – maximum one page.

PROPOSED DURATION
Type in the proposed duration of the project. Select 1, 2 or 3 years. Maximum length is 3 years.

PROJECT TITLE
Project title is limited to 70 characters including spaces.
If funded, this title must stay the same throughout the life of the project.

PI
Include information on each individual listed as PI or Co-PI.

You may delete extraneous Co-PI blocks.

ORGANIZATION
Self explanatory

TELEPHONE/EMAIL
Include direct phone and email contact information 

COOPERATORS
List any cooperators involved in the project.

BUDGET
List the total amount requested ONLY for each year.

JUSTIFICATION
Provide a concise summary how this research project will benefit the growers of Washington State.

OBJECTIVES
Using numbering system (1, 2, 3….) identify the specific objectives set forth in the research proposal.

 

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Technology pre-proposal form