CATLA Research Grant ApplicationJanuary 2008, DraftIn keeping with the stated purpose of CATLA to sponsor development opportunities for CATLAmembers consistent with the evolving trends of librarianship in the technological age, the CATLAexecutive board will accept applications for research grants from CATLA members.Grants will be awarded based on the merit of the research and available funds. Final decisions onawarding grants will be made at the regular semi-annual CATLA business meetings. No morethan one grant will be awarded during any fiscal year.To apply for a grant please submit the following information to a CATLA board member.Part I. Applicant(s) InformationName of applicant(s)Current position and InstitutionContact information Address Phone number E-mailEducational BackgroundProfessional ExperiencePlease explain how your educational and professional experiences have qualified you tocomplete the proposed research.Part II. Project InformationTentative project titleDescription of project Research Question Scope Methodology Timeline for completion of the project Plans for publication / presentation / distribution* Expected contribution to the field of theological librarianshipEthical review For research involving human subjects please include documentation of vetting by aninstitutional review board.**Funding of the project Itemized list of anticipated expenses Amount requested from CATLA Amount requested from other funding sourcesProgress reportsPart III. Reference InformationFirst letter of reference that speaks to the ability of the researcher.Second letter of reference that speaks to the desirability of the proposed research.* CATLA member institutions reserve the right to request the raw data from any CATLA fundedresearch.** If no institutional review board is available the CATLA executive board can assist you willfulfilling this requirement.