Preparing a Proposal

When applying for a funding opportunity, follow the funding opportunity guidelines and/or application instructions.  If there are not guidelines, the Office of Sponsored Programs prescribes the following elements for all submissions.

  • Detailed budget with justification and applicable indirect costs
  • Research Plan or Statement of Work
  • Sponsor application guidelines or funding opportunity announcement
  • Approval from the following departments:
    • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
    • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
  • All documentation and institutional authorization for subawardship