Sponsored Programs

The Pre-Award and Post-Award units of ORSP support all steps in the sponsored projects lifecycle:

idea, find funding, proposal prep, IRB & ethics, proposal submission, project management, dissemination


ORSP Policy and Procedures Manual

Research and Sponsored Programs policy manual (pdf)

FAQs on ORSP Policy Revisions 06/08/2020 (pdf)


Sponsored Projects Effort and Compensation policy (pdf)

AVCRIE Memo on Faculty Compensation 04/20/2020 (pdf)

AVCRIE Memo on Grants and Contracts procedures 11/28/2017 (pdf)

Supplements to Sponsored Programs Policy (Box folder)

Standard Operating Procedures for ORSP (Box folder) UIS personnel only


IRB Policies and Procedures

Research Integrity Policy and Procedures


IRB Forms, Templates, and Checklists

Proposal Writing Resources

The following links include free, online tutorials on proposal writing:

UIS Research Training Resources

Central Illinois Nonprofit Resource Center (UIS Brookens Library)

UIS Office of Advancement

Resources for UIS

* Sample Proposal Documents

Budgets, Bios, Facilities, etc. for NSF (UIS only)

Budgets, Bios, Human Subjects, etc. for NIH (UIS only)

* Proposal Library

Funded proposals by UIS faculty and staff (IDEALS)

Other Sample Budgets


Other helpful links

National Science Foundation Guidelines