Preparing and Submitting a Proposal

Yale University requires that all sponsored project proposals be reviewed and approved by the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP).  Proposals are required to have OSP approval in the form of a signature (written or electronic) prior to submission to any sponsor.  The signature of the authorized University official indicates the University’s endorsement of and commitment to the project.  

The Office of Sponsored Projects’ Proposal Management teams’ responsibilities include, but is not limited to:

  • Authorized official for all sponsored grant proposals
  • Provide guidance and interpretation of RFA/RFP/BAAs, etc.
  • Provide support for all submission issues regarding sponsored grant applications
  • Provide PD user support
  • Review, approve, and submit JIT

A minimum of five working days is necessary to allow for full administrative review prior to submission.

Locate your assigned Proposal Manager, PDF