assists Principal Investigators in identifying project resource
requirements, budget preparation, interpretation of sponsor guidelines,
obtaining Institute approval and submission of the proposal to the sponsor.
For more detailed
Proposal Preparation Checklist.
Sponsored Programs Office of planned submission
elements of project budget to include:
personnel and effort on project
costs (publication; tuition, etc.)
with Sponsored Programs to develop budget
conjunction with Sponsored Programs, complete
Proposal Information Form to
identify project resource requirements
approval of Department Head on Proposal Information Form
Proposal Information Form to Sponsored Programs along with current draft
of project and final project budget
Sponsored Programs routes proposal for Institute approval
application finalized and submitted via appropriate medium to sponsor (eg.
Federal Express; Internet)
F&A RATE (overhead)
Year) and Staff 38.50% Salary/Wage
Project increase of
0.5% per year
Faculty (Summer) and
Students (Summer) 7.65% Salary/Wage
PROPOSAL GUIDELINES FOR NSF
The NSF Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) provides guidance for the preparation
and submission of proposals to NSF via, the NSF FastLane System. Some
NSF programs have program solicitations that modify the general
provisions of this guide, and, in such cases, the guidelines provided in
the solicitation must be followed.
Grant Proposal Guide NSF 14-1 , February 2014
(Use for proposals due beginning February 24, 2014)
Grants.gov Applicant User Guide
The Grants.gov Applicant User Guide is a comprehensive reference
to information about Grants.gov for proposal
submissions to NSF via
the Grants.gov site. NSF proposals can be submitted using FastLane
or Grants.gov unless
specifically identified in the solicitation.