Intent to submit
Would you like to submit a proposal? To begin, notify the ERO of your intention to submit a proposal by completing the Intent to Submit form, and we will be in touch. Next, generate a recommended timeline for your proposal development process by using the internal timeline tool below.
Internal submission deadlines
Enter the planned submission date in the box below to see internal deadlines for proposal processing.
|Proposal processing actions||Due date|
|Submit initial notification of intent to submit to the Engineering Research Office (ERO)
(15 business days prior)
|Send draft budget and justification to ERO for review and finalization
(10 business days prior)
|Complete InfoEd file and ‘submit for final review’ with final budget, final justification and draft statement of work
(7 business days prior)
|Upload all other final documents required for submission to submission site (i.e., NSPIRES, ASSIST, Research.gov, Grants.gov, etc.) or send to ERO (if being emailed to sponsor)
(5 business days prior)
|ERO and OSP review period -- 5 days|
|Upload final summary and/or project description to submission site, if needed
(1 business day prior)
Submission of proposal
Proposals submitted with less than lead times noted above will receive limited review.
Proposal submission timeline
Send attachments of draft SP-22 budget form and justification narrative to the ERO.
Upon review, the ERO will finalize both documents and submit any revisions to the PI for review and use.
Complete your InfoEd file by uploading the following documents:
- Final SP-22 budget form
- Final budget justification narrative
- Draft of scope of work, summary or project description
- Final subcontractor documents (if applicable)
- Final cost share form (if applicable)
Upload all required documents to the system being used for proposal submission (i.e., research.gov, ASSIST, NSPIRES, etc.). These documents may include, but are not limited, to the following:
- References cited
- Data management plan
- Postdoctoral mentoring plan
- Collaborators & other affiliations
- Current & pending projects
- Others documents as required
If required by the submission system (i.e., research.gov), please grant access for Sponsored Projects to review, edit and/or submit.
Please upload final summary and/or project description documents to the submission site.
*Proposals not uploaded to submission sites with 5-day lead time may not receive thorough review by ERO / OSP.
ERO will confirm with the PI prior to the submission of any proposal.
Confirmation of the submission will be sent to PI (if submitted by Sponsored Projects) and submission copy uploaded to InfoEd.