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Working with your Pre-Award Administrator during the proposal submission process helps to ensure an on-time submission to the sponsor. Assemble and review the application materials carefully, then follow Drexel’s internal review, approval and submission processes to ensure that you meet the deadlines.  Your Pre-Award Administrator will assist you with:

Review & Approve

For the purposes of the Proposal Submission Deadline Procedure, all routings are considered complete once the equivalent of the dean's level approval has been secured.

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Proposal Submission Deadlines

The Office of Research & Innovation strives to maximize the quality of proposals and consistently achieve on-time submission. Both sponsors and the Office of Research & Innovation have published deadlines and instructional guidance to make the process go smoothly.

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Authorized Organizational Representative

The Office of Research & Innovation is the designated signatory for all proposals submitted on behalf of Drexel University and the Drexel University College of Medicine. The Authorized Organizational Representative with the authority to sign grant proposals, grant awards and grant-related contracts on behalf of Drexel University, rests with the Senior Vice Provost for Research and those with delegated authority.

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