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STEMMLER FUND

Supporting researchers in their work to develop innovative approaches for the assessment of medical education.

STEMMLER FUND

Applying for the Stemmler Fund

Letter of Intent Instructions

The Letter of Intent (LOI) Description Guide explains the format that should be followed for your LOI. Please complete the sections as described and save the document with an appropriate filename (e.g., LOI Description for [insert your project name]). 

When you are ready to submit your LOI, please visit the Stemmler Fund Portal.

  1. Login or create an account.
  2. Select the LIO Instructions tab.
  3. Click the green “Submit a new Letter of Intent” button. 
  4. Complete the form.
  5. Follow the instructions for submitting and attaching your LOI Description.
  6. You may save your LOI form at any time and return to complete it later by clicking the “View/Complete my Letter of Intent” button.

 

Proposal Instructions

Instructions for preparing your proposal and accompanying budget are provided in the Invited Proposal Preparation Guide and Budget Template. Documents will only be accepted in PDF, Word, or Excel formats.

When you are ready to submit your proposal, please visit the Stemmler Fund Portal.

  1. Login or create an account.
  2. Select the Proposal Instructions tab.
  3. Click the green "Submit Proposal" button below. 
  4. Follow the instructions for submitting and attaching your completed document to the appropriate project. 
  5. You may also submit your proposal by clicking the "My Projects" link on the blue menu and following the instructions for attaching your proposal document.

 

Grantee Instructions

When your project is approved for funding, the Stemmler team will work with you to complete the contract between your organization and NBME. Funding is contingent upon completing the contract process and providing NBME with IRB documentation.

Once your project is funded and in progress, interim and final reports are required as part of your contractual agreement. Guidelines for report submission are provided below. For information specific to your obligations, please refer to your Stemmler Fund contract. You will receive reminders from the Stemmler team regarding due dates for your reports.

Interim Reports

You are required to submit an interim report midway through the grant funding period. Release of the remainder of grant funds is contingent upon our receipt of your interim report.

Download Interim Project and Fiscal Report Form

Download Interim Project Narrative Report Form

Final Reports

You are required to submit a final report within 60 days of the completion of the project. A one-time extension may be granted, but you must submit a detailed request in writing.

Download Final Project Fiscal Report Form

Download Final Project Narrative Report Form