Microgrant Application

Acceptance into the SHARPhub Cohort Program enables you to apply for up to $5,000 to enable early stage assistance for validation of a new venture concept or other needs in the following areas*:

  • Travel for customer discovery interviews
  • Professional Services
  • Consulting
  • Product development/prototyping

*Direct costs only

The following costs are not allowable for these awards:

  • Research-related expenses
  • Salaries (including student salary unless paid as consultants)
  • Administrative or office costs (e.g., office supplies, telephone, etc.)
  • Meals or hospitality (e.g., food, beverages, or alcohol)
  • Other items typically supported by Facilities and Administration costs or overhead

Confidential Information: Applications containing information that is confidential or privileged, should identify this information by marking those paragraphs or lines with an asterisk (*) at the beginning of the paragraph.

Application Review and Selection: Microgrant applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis by the SHARPhub External Advisory Board. Final decisions will be made by the SHARPhub PIs: Doug Wright, KUMC, and Becky Aistrup, BBCetc.

For Questions Contact:
Julie Nagel