ORSP’s Pre-Award Services team is pleased to assist Principal Investigators (PIs) with the services listed below:
New Faculty Resources – New to UTC? Welcome! Our Faculty Guide and Orientation Slides give you all the details you need to get started with sponsored programs on campus. Additional resources are available on our New Faculty Resources page.
Finding Funding Opportunities – Looking for funding? Check out Pivot, a comprehensive funding opportunity database, and our companion Tutorial webpage. Plus, visit our Funding Opportunities page to learn more about internal, external, and limited submission opportunities.
Research Strategic Plans – Are you a new faculty member or are you investigating a research area that is new to you? Pre-Award staff are here to help you plan out a 3-5 year funding plan to meet your research goals
Proposal Development Support – Have a sponsored program in mind already? Pre-Award staff are here to help you understand the proposal guidelines, UT policies and procedures, provide templates and checklists, connect with collaborators and additional resources. See our Proposal Development webpages for additional information. Application policies and procedures are available here.
Budget Development – Hate budgets? Pre-Award staff are here to take that burden from you! Let us worry about the calculations so you can focus on the writing. You can check out the templates and policies we use on our Budget Development page.
SciENcv Consultations – Are you preparing personnel documents for a proposal to NSF or another federal agency? Chances are you’ll need to use SciENcv. Check out the resources on our SciENcv page. If you still have questions, Pre-Award staff are here to walk you through it.
Cayuse Consultations – Have you been asked to route your proposal in Cayuse but aren’t sure how to get started? Check out the resources on our Cayuse page. If you still have questions, Pre-Award staff are here to walk you through it.
General Consultations – Have a pre-award related question that doesn’t fit into any other category? Pre-Award staff can help with that, too. If we don’t know the answer, we’ll help you find someone who does.