Proposal Timeline Checklist

Grant submission timeline for the College of Science and OSRAA

4+ weeks (especially for big, collaborative proposals)
  • Pull the team together as applicable
  • Develop a timeline for proposal writing, review, and logistics (Cayuse record and review, budget development, biosketches, current and pending, etc).
  • Contact Proposal Support for assistance on logistics
2-3 weeks before the deadline

    Avoid rejection: Read the fine print

    A $2 mistake cost West Virginia University federal funding

    As reported in the Charleston Gazette-Mail on 10 June by Jake Jarvis

    West Virginia State University was not the only college in West Virginia to recently lose federal funding for a program that benefits low-income first-generation college students.

    AAAS best practices for working with NSF

    AAAS Best practices Course - Working with NSF

    Below are some notes from the AAAS course.

    The NSF's annual budget is >$7B 40-50k / year. Funding success is around 20%. The NSB is selected by the U.S. President. The board sets the core merit review that NSF uses. NSF is organized into 7 directorates. Look in the "about" section to find the organizational list and find the directorate that most closely matches your research focus.

    How to find funding