Contestant Checklist

Check off the items that are in order

  • Is your proposal document formatted according to the specifications?
  • Does your proposal meet the criteria outlined in the Judges’ Script?
  • Did you consider all the study design options? (see the Decision Circuit)
  • Did you follow the basic guidelines for writing a Literature Review? (see the Confetti Way)
  • Is the proposed research ethical?
  • Is the study design feasible for a full-time college student? 
  • Did you enter your signature in the two required fields (Code of Conduct and Contestant Entry Form)?
  • Did you obtain the sponsorship and signature of your Research Director?
  • Did you identify a featured discipline in the Entry Form?
  • Are you prepared to assume the rights and responsibilities of a Grant Holder?