How to get an earmark
An earmarkable research project should…
1. Result in a direct economic impact that benefits the local area or the United States as a whole.
2. Have clearly defined timelines.
3. Mesh with a clear goal held by a particular federal agency.
4. Employ the unique knowledge, skills and/or capabilities of local experts, units, or institutions.
5. Have a direct, positive effect on local and state stakeholders.
6. Add significant value to a local, regional or national initiative, effort or area.
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