1-3 paragraph description of the basic idea and end goal you are aiming for. Include stretch goals and/or fallback position to indicate how you might fine-tune the project scope if needed.
Itemize what hardware, if any, you need and your plan for acquiring it. Rough budget for the project. Remember we will reimburse you up to $20 per person.
Major task breakdown and who is responsible for each task.
What are the one-week goals you plan to meet for next week?
Are there books/code/tools/materials that you need access to? What are the possible risks to overcome? What are you concerned about? What can we help you with?