Chapter 5: Proposal Development

Proposal Development

All sponsored research agreements must be evidenced by a formal written document that outlines the research objectives and administrative requirements of the project. Informal (oral) agreements are the personal responsibility of the individual faculty member making such arrangements and are not binding on the University.

The creation of a proposal for a potential sponsor for support of research or other scholarly activity is the responsibility of the PI/PD. Proposals are normally routed through the department and dean and forwarded to OSP for review and submission to a sponsor.

Key Sponsored Projects polices to be considered in preparing sponsored projects proposals include the following: