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Internal Deadlines

All proposals for external funding, including grants, contracts, subawards, letters of intent, and other funding mechanisms, must be processed through Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP) prior to submission.

General deadlines for the proposal process:

Deadline Action
8 weeks before deadline Complete the Proposal Intake Form.
6 weeks before deadline Upload your draft budget into Cayuse SP.
2 weeks before deadline Upload your draft proposal narrative into Cayuse SP.
10 days before deadline Replace your draft budget with finalized budget into Cayuse SP.
5 full business/working days (typically one calendar week) before deadline Upload all required final documents into Cayuse SP and sponsor application.
2 full business/working days before deadline All proposal documents are ready to submit.
1 full business/working day before deadline Your pre-award manager will submit your final proposal to the sponsor.