• Pay attention to the length of your submission. There is a character limit for your
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    characters that are over the limit red and your LOI cannot be submitted.
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    information. Remember “less is best”.
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    beginning of the LOI or grant application so the reviewer can easily understand your
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  • Before submitting, please reread and check for accuracy, adherence to guidelines, and