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Proposal Preparation & Submission


The Division of Research Administration helps faculty submit high-quality proposals, including pre-proposals in some cases, to external sponsors for funding. DRA staff serve as official institutional signatories for proposals submitted to external sponsors and provide the following support to principal investigators:

  • Guidance and consultation on proposal development
  • Proposal review, processing, and submission to sponsor
  • RFP and solicitation review to ensure compliance with sponsor requirements
  • Assistance with budget development
  • Creation of agency-specific user accounts (NSF, NIH eRA Commons, etc.)
  • Assistance with responding to sponsor requests for additional information

Proposals are routed for approval and submission in Cayuse.