COO Proposal Eligibility Policy
The policies governing COO Proposal Eligibility for Caltech
time are as follows:
Revised: Applicants must be in residence at Caltech at the time proposals are
submitted and throughout the subsequent academic quarter (e.g. spring quarter
for spring-submitted observing proposals for the B semester).
- Caltech Faculty, Senior Research Associates, Senior Research Fellows,
Senior Research Staff (approved by COO Director), Post-Doctoral Scholars,
and Graduate Students may
apply for COO-administered observing time at Keck and Palomar.
Caltech Faculty and Senior Research Associates may submit
no more than three (3) Keck proposals,
and/or any number of Palomar proposals.
- Caltech Senior Research Fellows, Approved Research Staff,
& Post-Doctoral Scholars may
submit any number of Palomar proposals, but are
limited to one Keck proposal per semester.
- Caltech Graduate Students may apply for Palomar time only.