Dr. Gaston speaking to a group.

How to Apply

Before completing the application process, please review the Harrington Scholar-Innovator Program Policies to ensure that your application will meet the program requirements.


LOIs are NOT being solicited.
Interested applicants are required to submit a Full Proposal by Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (Midnight), Eastern Daylight Time.


Submission will be completed online at HarringtonDiscovery.SmartSimple.com.

Submission Instructions

  • Please submit your application through HarringtonDiscovery.SmartSimple.com.
  • Click “Register Here” button and complete applicant registration and log in to your account. If you are a past applicant, click “Forgot Password” to be emailed a temporary password.
  • Log into the system through HarringtonDiscovery.SmartSimple.com.
  • Click “My Profile” to input or update your contact information.
  • Click the “Home” button to return to the homepage, and click on the “Apply Now” button to complete and submit your full application.

Notification of Receipt

Applicants will receive an email indicating that their submission has been received. If a confirmation is not received within 10 minutes, please email .

Notification of Results

All applicants will be notified of their status via email by the end of December.


Questions should be directed to .