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OSPA DEADLINES

Type Deadline

Notification of pending submission

Limited Submission Program

Electronic Submissions

  • An electronic copy of the final proposal must be provided for OSPA review at least five business days in advance of the agency deadline.
  • A completed proposal includes the agency forms and attachments, OSPA budget and budget justification, fully signed Proposal Checklist, and any required compliance documents, cost share forms and subrecipient documents, if applicable.
  • Copies of the signed proposal will be sent to the PI and department chair in electronic PDF format.
  • Last-minute submissions can overload the funding agency's system, or lead to other problems that prevent agency acceptance. OSPA will not be held responsible in these situations.

Hard Copy Proposals

  • Completed hard copy proposals must be provided for OSPA review at least five business days before the agency mailing deadline if all you need is proposal review and sign-off.
  • If you want OSPA to mail the proposal, provide it ten business days before the agency deadline.
  • A completed proposal includes the agency forms and attachments, OSPA budget and budget justification, fully signed Proposal Checklist, and any required compliance documents, cost share forms and subrecipient documents, if applicable.
  • Copies of the signed proposal will be sent to the PI and department chair in electronic PDF format.
  • PIs are responsible for making any photocopies required by the agency and for mailing costs.