Writing Great Proposals
This section of the OSP web site will assist University faculty and staff who have selected a sponsor and are in the process of writing a competitive proposal.
Writers should review sponsor guidelines and determine the sponsor deadline as well as the requirements expected by the sponsor for a competitive application. Several online guides are available to assist writers in developing competitive proposals. Links to these guides are provided below:
- Foundation Center Proposal Writing Short Course
- “How to Fail in Grant Writing,” Chronicle of Higher Education, December 5, 2010
- NSF Publication: A Guide for Proposal Writing
- National Institute of Health Grant Writing Tips Sheet
Faculty and staff who have selected a sponsor and are in the writing process are encouraged to review the Proposal Development Overview prior to proposal development. OSP staff can assist in budget development; assurance questions; proposal development; administrative review and approval; and the copying and mailing of proposals (Note: OSP must receive the proposal seven days prior to deadline for this service).
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