The sponsoring institution must be tax exempt.
The applicant must acknowledge the support of The Mary E. Groff Charitable Trust in all future publications; similarly the Trust reserves the right to report the funding in its current and future publications.
Applications, once submitted, are the property of the Trust.
The applicant must be a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States.
Duration of the award is 12 months. Work is expected to begin within 90 days of receiving grant funding. A financial summary is due upon completion of the project and any non-utilized funds must be returned to the Trust. Investigators may, however, reapply for an additional 12 months of funding or for a no-cost extension (up to 12 months) within 90 days of project termination date.
Human Subjects: The Trust requires that applicants follow the policies and procedures specified in "the Protection of Human Subjects" issued by the N.I.H.
Vertebrate Animals: Animal welfare assurance and committee approval must be included with your application.
DNA: All genetic or recombinant DNA research must meet the current N.I.H. guidelines.