Sample Lewis N. Cotlow Fund Proposals

Here are a few sample Cotlow proposals that were funded in recent years, posted to give students an idea of what a winning proposal looks like. Some inessential sections have been removed, but the substance is unchanged. They are in PDF format.

Please be aware that none of these proposals received perfect scores in all categories. For the best information on how to write an excellent proposal, students should consult with faculty mentors and read through the Cotlow Workshop slides.

To view all proposals funded in the history of the program, click here.