This program permits, under certain conditions, a researcher to receive a research grant in lieu of salary through a mechanism which includes peer review. The purpose of the expenditures proposed must be warranted in the context of the research outlines. The grant may be used for all the purposes of a grant-in-aid of research, but not to supplement the income of the principal researcher. The program covers only research activities and, unfortunately, cannot cover projects directed at teaching or the development of teaching-related skills. When the research grant has been established, the funds are no longer considered to be salary but constitute a research grant which is subject to the regulations of the program and the research-related policies of the University. Specific conditions relating to the program are outlined below.