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Pre-Proposal Requirements

The following rules determine whether a preliminary proposal must be routed through Cayuse SP before being submitted to the sponsor.

  1. If the Pre-application has to be submitted by the Office of Sponsored Programs,
  2. If the Pre-application requires an Authorized Official institutional signature,
  3. If the Pre-application has a line item budget, OR
  4. If the Pre-application includes cost-share

If a Pre-application must be routed through Cayuse SP before being submitted to the sponsor, it should complete routing and arrive in Sponsored Programs five business days before it is due to the sponsor, just like a standard proposal. On the Cayuse SP General Info tab, select “Preliminary Proposal” from the drop down box for the Proposal Type.

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