Bee Maid Call For Research 2017

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Bee Maid Honey Limited will consider project proposals in any area of apiculture, hive health or honey production.  Preference will be given to the area of honey quality and good practices of producing pure quality Canadian honey in the Canadian beekeeping industry.

Proposals for projects must be submitted to the Bee Maid Honey Research Committee by February 28, 2017.  Projects are expected to be completed within one year of funding, although renewal applications will be considered. 

Proposal Procedures and Criteria Cover Page 

    • Principal Investigator:  Name, address, phone, FAX, e-mail, signature 

    • Collaborating Individuals/Institutions: Names, addresses, phones, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, signatures 

    • Title of Project 

    • Total of proposed budget for each year 

    • Names and signatures of relevant administrative persons, if any 

    • Summary - Provide a brief summary of the objectives and potential benefits of the proposed research

 Project Description

Please describe the proposed research, in no more than 4 pages.  The proposal should describe clearly the: 

    • Objectives of the project 

    • The methods used to meet the objectives 

    • The economic or other benefits that will result

    • Where the results might be published 

    • How transfer of new technology to the beekeeping industry will be accomplished

Budget

List the proposed annual budget for each category below for each year requested:

    • Salaries and benefits 

    • Equipment (non-expendables) 

    • Supplies (expendables) 

    • Travel 

    • Other (specify) 

Describe and justify the expenses. Overhead, institutional overhead, administrative costs, and the purchase of long-term capital assets are not eligible for funding. 

Timetable

Please include:

    • A detailed work plan

    • Specific milestones to meet the objectives of the project

    • Resources and personnel available for the project

    • Responsibilities of each collaborator

    • Location of work, etc.

Matching Funding

Projects with additional or matching funding will be preferred.

Describe: 

    • The funding that you or your institution will contribute to the project

    • List other funding for which you have applied or will receive towards this project

Attachments

Please attach:

    • Curriculum vitae for the principal and collaborating applicants

    • Other information relevant to the proposed research (i.e., reprints of completed relevant research, other grant applications, supporting letters, etc.)

Reporting

A requirement of the Bee Maid Honey Limited, Research Committee is that the successful applicant must provide an abstract of their results to the Bee Maid Honey Limited office by November 30th of the year in which the grant was awarded. A final report must be submitted by March 15th.

By February 28, 2017, please send application and five hard copies to:

Bee Maid Honey Limited - Attention Guy Chartier, Research Committee

625 Roseberry Street, Winnipeg, MB  R3H 0T4

Please forward an electronic version of the application to: guychartier@beemaid.com.