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Proposal Preparation

Routing Form

  • OSP required form when routing a sponsored research proposal through OSP.
  • Form provides an overview of sponsored research proposal.
  • Proposal, budget page, human subjects approval (if applicable), animal use approval (if applicable), cost sharing/matching approval (if applicable), should be attached to routing form.
  • Requires signatures of Principal Investigators, Department Chair, Dean/Designee and Assistant Director of OSP.
  • Routing form with required attachments sits in pending file until OSP receives the Notice of Award.

Human Subjects

  • When Principal Investigator's plan using Human Subjects on a sponsored research proposal, they need to get prior approval by the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (also known as CPHS or IRB Group) before submitting sponsored research proposal.
  • Once the Principal Investigator receives approval to use Human Subjects, they get an approval letter from CPHS, the letter also provides a CPHS number.
  • CPHS approval letter needs to be included with Routing Form.
  • All sponsored research proposals (federal or non-federal) are charged a $1,500 IRB Fee after CPHS reviews the use of Human Subjects, expedited reviews are charged a $500 IRB Fee, regardless if the proposal is awarded.
  • Cannot set up a sponsored research PTAEO Account until we have IRB Approval.

Animals (IACUC)

  • When Principal Investigator's plan on using Animals on a sponsored research proposal, the Principal Investigator needs to get prior approval by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (also known as IACUC) before submitting a sponsored research proposal.
  • Once the Principal Investigator receives approval to use Animals, they get an approval letter from IACUC, the letter also provides an IACUC Number.
  • IACUC approval letter needs to be included with Routing Form.
  • No fees are charged to a sponsored research proposal for IACUC review.
  • Cannot set up a sponsored research PTAEO Account until we have IACUC Approval.

Environmental Health and Safety

  • If a Principal Investigator's proposed research involves using biological, chemical or radiation, they need to contact the Environmental Health & Safety Office.

Last Updated: 10/27/09