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Proposal Checklist

The following checklist is a general guideline to assist you in proposal development; individual sponsors may have additional requirements.

  1. Contact a Pre-Award Administrator (CGO) to alert them of your interest in submission (View Contacts)
  2. Submit an electronic Internal Approval Form (eIAF). CLICK HERE to download the Internal Approval Form Questionnaire.
  3. Request Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects (IRB) or Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). CLICK HERE to visit the UK Office of Research Integrity webpage.
  4. Financial Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (FCOI). CLICK HERE to visit the UK Office of Sponsored Project Accounting. CLICK HERE for instructions on completing the Financial Disclosure Form. For questions or assistance, please contact Kelly Davis at
  5. Prepare your Proposal, Budget, Budget Justification, Subaward/Subrecipient Budget and Justification. CLICK HERE to download the Sponsored Project Budget Template. CLICK HERE for instructions on OSPA's online Subagreement Request System. CLICK HERE for the pdf version of the Subagreement Request Form.

Who to Contact:

Pre-Award Administration

For all questions prior to proposal submission, College Grant Officers are responsible for reviewing all proposals prior to submission to assure compliance with both University of Kentucky and sponsoring agency policies.
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