Develop & Submit Proposal


The Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) reviews, approves and facilitates submission of all proposals on behalf of the University of Florida faculty and staff. All proposals must comply with University, State, Federal and sponsor requirements and PIs must obtain institutional approvals (e.g., Department, College, and DSP) prior to submission to the sponsor. The PI, department administration support staff and Division of Sponsored Programs work together to develop the most competitive and compliant proposals for submission.

Whether you are new to writing proposals or a seasoned principal investigator, the resources to the left will assist you with the below:

  • Understanding sponsor solicitations
    • Solicitations announce that funding is available from a sponsor, and provide detailed instructions for developing an application.
    • To learn more about solicitation review, register in myTraining for RSH202.
  • Developing a proposal in accordance with sponsor guidelines
  • Understanding UF-specific proposal requirements (including documentation and eligibility)
  • Understanding the process for proposal submission and approval at UF