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Proposal Processing and Routing

Proposals delivered to Office of Research should include

  • A completed COEUS proposal transmittal with all required approvals, including the department head(s) and the dean(s) for all investigators.
  • Project budget and narrative budget justification.
  • Project abstract (i.e. technical narrative, research plan, project description).
  • Conflict of Interest Statement for each investigator, co-investigator and key personnel.
  • Completed sponsor application form set.
  • Copy of the solicitation or the web address for the solicitation.

If required, the submission may include:

Subcontractor Documentation

  • Completed Project Specific Form, which includes statement of work defining project-specific activities, deliverables and timeline.
  • Completed Entity Specific Form for subrecipient institution.
  • Detailed budget and narrative budget justification for all years of the project.
  • Biosketches for key personnel.
  • Copy of subrecipient institution's current federally negotiated F&A Rate Agreement.

Subrecipient Monitoring page

Collaborator Documentation

Generally, a letter from the collaborator on letterhead must be sent to the sponsor with the other proposal documents. The letter should indicate the collaborator's interest in participating in the project, statement of work defining project-specific activities, deliverables and timeline, and should be printed on the collaborator's letterhead or that of their institution.

Other Documents