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Prepare & Submit Proposals

The Proposal section is responsible for reviewing and approving requests for external funding prepared and submitted by the campus community to Federal, State, and Private Sponsors. Proposal staff review proposals for budget accuracy, interpret regulations and proposal guidelines, provide training where necessary, and act as a liaison with sponsor officials to respond to questions and requests for additional documentation to support award issuance.

Helpful Tips for Proposal Preparation:

  1. Start EARLY!

  2. Contact your Departmental Staff to assist with budgets, forms, and guideline interpretation.

  3. Utilize the OSP Website.

  4. Review Sponsor Guidelines prior to contacting OSP.

  5. Don’t include Cost Sharing unless it is mandatory.

  6. Components of a Proposal Package: