Proposal Support

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Submit a Request for Service

Our Proposal Managers assist faculty, postdocs, research associates and assistants, graduate students, and staff in the College of Engineering with all proposal support (preaward) functions. Please submit a Request for Service or email us at

Additional Resources

Handout listing our services and contact details

For assistance with any of the following items, please fill out a Request for Services or send us an email.

  • Budget and budget justification preparation
  • Cost share requirements and documentation
  • Review and inform regarding OSU and sponsor requirements
  • Develop a grant submission timeline
  • Initiate Cayuse SP proposal for internal approvals
  • Support entries in sponsor submission websites such as, FastLane, SF 424 forms (or Cayuse 424), and others
  • Act as a liaison between PI and:
    ·   Office of Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA)
    ·   External/Internal Collaborators
    ·   Subawardees
    ·   Business and Engineering Business Center (BEBC)
    ·   Postaward / Grant Accountants

To make sure every request gets the full attention it deserves, please follow our deadline policies whenever possible.