- Limited Submissions
- Program Management
- Proposal Support
Internal competition deadlines are planned based on sponsor deadlines and managed by the Office for Research Advancement (ORA):
When limited submission programs come to the Office of Research Advancement (ORA)'s attention, we will coordinate a Limited Submission Opportunity (LSO), with the relevant program data posted on our Office for Research Advancement Limited Submission Website.
Internal Review Process
The abbreviated initial notification will include:
When possible, the internal application requirements will mirror the funding sponsor's requirements to reduce duplication or extraneous paperwork. Depending on those requirements, internal applications may require any subset of these items:
The submissions are reviewed and ranked by a review committee composed of peer faculty. Names of potential reviewers are solicited from the Research Council, Associate Deans for Research, and the applicants themselves. When possible, review committees are composed of faculty members from each college, school, or unit represented in the applicant pool.
The requirements of each opportunity drive review criteria. In general, internal applications will be reviewed based on the following criteria:
Feedback for authors of both successful and unsuccessful internal competition proposals may be available from the review committee. Additional resources, such as advice from key administrators and proposal development support from the ORA office, may be offered for those researchers whose proposals are chosen to go forward.