The following types of proposals are available.
|Standard||1 year||Full proposal with access to multiple facilities. May be designated a Follow-on Proposal if it is a continuation of previous work.||Two annual calls (March and September)|
|Rapid Access||4-6 months||Short-term projects for time-sensitive research with high potential impact.||Outside of Standard Proposal call and review periods|
|Instrument Only||6 months||Limited to one or two instruments with downtime available||Outside of Standard Proposal call and review periods|
|Sample Only||–||Single transfer to user of a previously developed material||Any time|
|Partner User||2 years+||Special partnership projects with broader scope and/or longer time frames than Standard projects, that include contributions to the User Program.||Any time|
Note that extensions to activation deadlines and project duration can be requested to accommodate parental leave, medical leave, and other circumstances. Contact the User Office to request an extension