Beginning a sponsored research application can be a daunting task. We are here to help you through the process from idea creation to the proposal deadline. All sponsored program applications will be submitted through the Cayuse proposal review process prior to submission to the sponsor.
Generating an idea for a proposal can be the most difficult portion of obtaining a grant. When creating a concept, it is important to account for the type of sponsors and the funding opportunities available.
Private and non-profit sector organizations (associations, foundations and industry sponsors) can be either a sponsor or donor, depending on an award instrument. The following links provide guidance, developed by Oregon State University and the Oregon State Foundation, on the determination of sponsored projects and gifts.
Principal Investigator Eligibility (see Research Office Policy 19-001)
Assistant Professors, Associate Professors, Professors, Research Associates, Instructors, Emeritus Faculty, Post Docs, and Courtesy Faculty may serve as Principal Investigators on a proposal. The information below is the university policy; however, a college may have a more restrictive policy.
Affiliate Faculty may not serve as Principal Investigators on proposals.
All discretionary grants offered by the 26 federal grant-making agencies can be found on Grants.gov. These can also be obtained through Cayuse.