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This is the start of the online application for exploratory seminars with Academic Ventures at the Radcliffe Institute for the 2014-2015 academic year. All Harvard ladder faculty (tenure track and tenured; Harvard Medical School faculty, regardless of the financial guarantee surrounding their salaries) from any school, and current and former Radcliffe Institute fellows, are eligible to apply. Applications are due Friday, November 1, 2013.

You can apply in sections, saving each part and coming back to it when you have time. The application consists of five sections.

Register: This section requests information about you and your co-applicant, if applicable. We will not ask you for any personal information, but will ask about title and contact details.

Proposal: This section is for information about your seminar topic, title, key questions, and desired outcomes for your seminar. It may be simplest to cut and paste text for the executive summary (maximum 250 words) and proposal narrative (maximum 2500 words) into the text boxes from a word document.

Invitees: Here you will provide information about your list of proposed attendees. These data should include name, title, contact information, and location of each person. You do not need to secure pre-approval from invitees that they will attend, or to have contacted them prior to submitting your application.

Schedule: Please describe how you envision the one-to three- day program taking place at the Radcliffe Institute. This information should be cut and pasted into a text box from a word document.

Budget: In this section we ask for basic information on transportation, lodging, meals, reimbursable expenses, and miscellaneous costs. Don’t worry, the budget is easy to input and we are here to help!  Costs for administrative support such as staffing should not be included.

If you have any questions, contact Paul Beran, associate director of Academic Ventures, at or 617-496-3449.