Online Tutorials

Material in these tutorials was updated for the 2012-3 grant cycle. Some of the information about the award amounts and some budget and application details have changed, although the general information in them may be helpful to you. Please see the notes below that call out specific changes.

Tutorial 1: About the Grant, and Eligibility Requirements:  http://youtu.be/4pkpaFXIRzo

Updates: This year the total award sum is $54,000, and grants will be available at the $6,000 and $2,000 level, with 2 R&D grants from last year eligible to apply for a further $4,000 each. Please note that the 2014-15 deadline is March 24 at 11.59 PM. Previous Rocket Grants recipients are only ineligible to apply if they received an award in the previous year (2013). And please check the Application guide 2014-15 for accurate dates for eligibility regarding recent graduation from college and the term of the award (generally two years later than shown in the tutorial).

Tutorial 2: A Description of the Kinds of Work the Rocket Grants seek to Fund:  http://youtu.be/iJQQnb5S7OM

Tutorial 3: Part A of Work Samples that Demonstrate the Scope and Intention of the Grant: http://youtu.be/-iduDWmrxFA

Tutorial 4: Part B of Work Samples that Demonstrate the Scope and Intention of the Grant:  http://youtu.be/4votGyWiAko

Tutorial 5: The Online Application Process:  http://youtu.be/8mZEU44Pcgs

Updates: Call for Entry updated their website over the course of 2012, and so the pages look a little different from those shown in the tutorial. Also, the formatting requirements for digital images have changed. For accurate information see this Information for formatting and uploading digital images, music and video.

Tutorial 6: Preparation of a Budget:  http://youtu.be/BUGVFc3ok-I

Updates: After double clicking on a cell in Excel to change the text, hit return to exit the cell. This year, with the increased award sum, there will be a higher percentage (20%) of funds withheld from the award until the project has been completed and documentation has been received. See the Budget instructions 2014-15 for accurate information. Also, please note the deadline for 2014-15 is March 24.

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