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Proposal Forms and Templates

Budget and Justification Template

Basic Budget Template FY 17/AY 16-17 rates
Basic Budget Template Instructions FY 16/AY 15-16 rates
Budget Template - Cost Share FY 17/AY 16-17 rates
Budget Template - Currency Conversion FY 17/AY 16-17 rates
Basic Budget Justification FY 17/AY 16-17 rates
Sample Budget #1 - GRA salary and tuition for academic year (9 months), travel, materials and supplies FY17/AY 16-17 rates
Sample Budget #2 - GRA salary and tuition for calendar year (12 months), travel, materials and supplies FY 17/AY 16-17 rates
Sample Budget #3 - GRA salary and tuition for calendar year (12 months), 2 months faculty summer salary, travel, and materials and supplies FY 17/AY 16-17

Oregon Metals Initiative

OMI Project Proposal Routing, Approval, and Funding Process Step-by-step process developed between OMI board member, OSRAA, and COE Proposal Support
OMI Budget Template Updated with FY17 + rates
OMI Budget Justification Please see basic budget justification linked above. Please demonstrate OMI portion as well as industry portion.

OSU Institutional Forms and Data

OSU proposal Cover Page/Application information Necessary information to complete sponsor cover sheets - DUNS, EIN, institutional authorizing official
OSU Fabricated Equipment Unit Pre-Approval Required if project involves fabricating capital equipment. Link to University policy on form for further details
F&A Waiver Required if solicitation and/or sponsor does not provide sufficient evidence of mandatory lower F&A rates.
College of Engineering Fact Sheet Demographics, history, and departmental descriptions for College of Engineering and Schools.

National Science Foundation

FAQs for CAREER proposals FAQs for NSF CAREER proposals 2017-2019
NSF Grant Proposal Guide 16-1 Everything you need to know about NSF's proposal and award policies and procedures.
COE NSF Toolkit Cliffnotes designed by Proposal Support Team to help navigate NSF GPG-16-1.
Biosketch Template Compliant with NSF GPG 16-1. Use for all NSF proposals submitted after 01/25/2016.
Collaborators and Other Affiliations Single document replaces "Collaborators and Other Affiliations" section in biosketch template. Use for all NSF proposals submitted after 01/25/2016.
Current and Pending Choose from two MS Word documents; one with tables, the other with plain text. See toolkit pg. 21-22
Data Management Plan Data management plan tool generates document. Specialists available at OSU library for consultation and review. See Toolkit pg. 26-27
Post-Doctoral Researcher Mentoring Plan Required in supplementary documents for any proposal that requests funding for a postdoctoral researcher. See toolkit pg. 25 
Facilities, Equipment, and Other Resources Form for assessing adequecy of resources available to perform efforts proposed in Intellectual Merit and Broader Impacts review criteria.  See toolkit pg. 23
Letter of Collaboration Template required by GPG 16-1 for letter of collaboration. Note: failure to use template will result in proposal's return without review. Use for all NSF proposals submitted after 01/25/2016.
Document Checklist Updated checklist designed by Proposal Support Team to help keep track of everything needed for Fastlane

NSF CAREER Award 2016 - NEW!

Solicitation (15-555) Official rules and guidelines for NSF Career award 2016
2002 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation Helpful document provided by NSF in 15-555 solicitation for information on evaluating educational activities.
Broader Impacts for Faculty 2016-2017 Created by OSU Precollege Programs to help faculty navigate the Broader Impacts section.
Departmental Letter Template required for departmental letter. Note: failure to use template or omission of departmental letter will result in proposal's return without review.
Letter of Collaboration
Template required by CAREER solicitation for letter of collaboration. Note: failure to use template will result in proposal's return without review.

National Institutes of Health and Other Grants.gov

Grants.gov form database
Database Can't find the form you need for your solicitation? Grants.gov has a searchable database.
R&R budget form (most commonly used for Grants.gov)
Guidance
Modular Budget PHS 398 (check FOA to see if required)
Template Guidelines
424 Biosketch
Template Instructions
424 Other Support
Template Sample
NIH Person-Months Conversion Chart Useful tool to convert effort percentages into person months
SF 424 Instructions Guide to the SF 424 form for less trial and error