Learn: Proposal Review and Submission

Other Proposal and Award Learning Resources

The following materials have been developed to assist with proposal preparation and submission at UC Davis.

Proposals for Sponsored Programs review and approval must be submitted through Cayuse SP.

Proposal FAQs

Written materials:


    • Proposal Preparation and Submission (Instructor-Led Training or eCourse) – This course will help you prepare and submit a proposal through the Sponsored Programs Office (SPO) at UC Davis. Topics include: an overview of the extramural funding process at UC Davis, types of proposals and awards, types of sponsors, understanding a call for proposals, principal investigator eligibility, components of a proposal, institutional forms, department research administrator steps, and how to submit a proposal. After completing this course, you should be able to successfully compile a proposal packet and submit it to SPO.
    • Submitting NSF Proposals in Research.gov – Slide deck from 2-hour quarterly Research Administration Workshop.