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overview of the president’s budget request. This is the first step in a long process to approve a federal budget. The House and Senate must pass budget resolutions, send it to appropriation committees, vote on those resolutions, and then the president must sign each appropriation for the budget to become law. Ideally, this last step is approved by October 1. Continue reading


Fiscal Year 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act (omnibus spending bill). These sessions will cover details about opportunities for funded research that exist due to this bill and some agency-specific information.

The three main topics that will be covered in each session are:

  • Submitting new proposals
  • How to reenergize proposals for resubmission
  • Applying for one-time end of year funds

Each hour-long session will be held in Room 113 of Blount Hall. Continue reading