The Office of Sponsored Programs will review and approve the proposal for eligibility, completeness and procedural accuracy. If necessary, the proposal will be sent back to the principal investigator/project director for revisions before the office’s approval.
No later than four (4) business days prior to grant deadline, the Office of Sponsored Programs will send the full proposal and all accompanying materials to the following parties for notification and endorsement purposes: the appropriate dean, provost, vice president of administration and finance. These parties will have two (2) business days to submit endorsement, comments or edits.
If necessary, the proposal will be sent back to the principal investigator/project director for revisions before sending for final signature.
No less than two (2) business days prior to grant deadline the full proposal will be sent to the president for signature.
After the proposal is returned to the Office of Sponsored Programs, copies are made and the principal investigator/project director will be notified that the proposal is approved and is ready for pick up for submission. The office will be also available should the principal investigator/project director need assistance with submittal.