NOVEMBER 13 – 15, 2019 YOUNGSTOWN, OH

If you have not received an invitation, but are interested in attending the symposium, please follow the instructions below to complete an application describing your expertise, intent and potential contributions to the symposium and/or as a participant in the NFL Helmet Challenge. All requests must be received by October 2, 2019. Based on this information, a panel of judges will select applicants to receive an invitation to the symposium. They may consider several factors, including the applicant’s expertise and ability to form or contribute to a winning team.

To ensure broad participation in the symposium, interested university faculty and students are eligible to apply for travel grants to attend the symposium. These grants provide $1,000 to offset airfare, accommodations, ground transportation and other costs of attendance. Applications for these grants should describe the applicant’s expertise and how the applicant would contribute to the symposium and/or as a participant in the NFL Helmet Challenge, including any existing relationships to potential teammates. Applicants interested in a travel grant should follow the instructions below to apply by October 2, 2019. There should be no expectation of being awarded a travel grant.

HOW TO APPLY: To submit an Application for the Travel and/or Invitation Application:

  • Visit http://bit.ly/myresearchproposal and click on “Create New Account” (or log in if already have an account). Applications must be submitted under the Primary Contact’s name.
  • Review the step-by-step user’s guide for applying via the MyResearchProposal software, which is available in this document.
  • Invitation Application for NFL Helmet Challenge symposium: APPLY — Enter Access Code ‘[INVITE]’ and then select the ‘[NFL Helmet Challenge symposium Invitation Application 2019]’ opportunity and follow the instructions.
  • Travel Grant Application: APPLY — Enter Access Code ‘[TRAVEL]’ and then select the ‘[NFL Helmet Challenge symposium Travel Application 2019]’ opportunity and follow the instructions.

Please address application questions to [email protected].

If you are having trouble accessing the system, please send an email to: [email protected].