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Application details

Applications for ISW grants proceed in two stages:

Stage One: Letter of Intent (due February 1)

Please submit (via post or email) a Letter of Intent to Ed Mueller, Director of the University Writing Programs. The letter should be addressed to Edward Mueller/ISW, Dimond Library, Room 329, 18 Library Way, Durham, NH  03824  or to In this letter of no more than two pages, please include the following:

You will receive a response no later than February 28th (after the February Writing Committee meeting). In that response, you may be invited to submit a full application expanding on the original letter of intent, with suggested revisions, if any. 

Stage Two: Full Application (due  March 29)

If your proposal receives a favorable response, please submit the following documents.

  1. Application form with appropriate signatures
  2. Project summary (see below for details)
  3. Budget request form

Please see the menu to the right for the application and budget request forms.

Application notes

Project summary instructions

In 1500 to 2000 words total, respond to each of the items below. Head each section with the numbered section as written here.

Part 1: Overview (no more than 300 words)

Introduce the problem or research question that you intend to address, and briefly describe how your project will address it.

Part 2: Project Description

Describe your project. Please include the following:

Part 3: Relevance and Plans for Dissemination

In this section, please address the following two questions:

The Director of the Writing Program is available to consult with faculty at any stage of the ISW process. Click here for contact information.

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