Core 2 - Proposal Submission and Budgeting

Thursday, February 6, 2020 -
9:00am to 11:30am


Life Sciences Lab Building (LSL) 610

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This session focuses on submitting proposals through the Office of Pre-Award Services (OPAS). Participants will learn the basics of budgeting and building budget justifications to meet sponsor and university guidelines. This session will also cover key policies and procedures related to proposal submission and OPAS review criteria. The goal is to ensure participants walk away with practical information to help navigate the complexities of proposal submission. OPAS reviews and submits all proposals to funding agencies for externally sponsored programs in research, instruction, and other public service programs as authorized in the university’s Trustee Policy T94-034. OPAS supports and advances the university's mission by providing leadership and expertise in the area of pre-award research administration.

Topics covered include:

  • Key policies and procedures related to proposal submission - 5 day policy, minimum effort, cost sharing, F&A waiver, late proposal requests, salary cap, etc.
  • Understand the role of OPAS and what they review under its institutional obligation
  • Review line item costing and budget justification details
  • Review continuations and NIH RPPRs