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This booklet, created by Research Development staff, includes timely, useful information about
resources and processes relating to funding and administering research
grants at Purdue. Each chapter also includes tables, side bars and
highlighted text areas detailing Purdue-specific information such as
websites, e-mail addresses, personnel contacts and important notes.
Click here to download the full guide.
A quick-view Visual Guide to the Grants Process at Purdue is also available here.
At times, a funding agency will request an institutional description as part of the proposal submission. You may use this general Purdue text in its entirety or use select paragraphs as appropriate to your project. Please include the suggested citation to avoid plagiarism issues associated with boilerplate material.
This series provides step-wise guidance, samples, and/or tailorable text for some of the non-research-related requirements of a proposal submission. *Note: These links are only accessible from the purdue.edu domain.
We welcome your feedback on the above documents. Please feel free to contact us with questions, comments, or suggestions.
All NSF proposals that request funding to support postdoctoral researchers must also contain a Postdoc Mentoring Plan. The resources below may be helpful in completing this requirement.
All DHHS applications that propose multiple PD/PIs must include a Multiple PD/PI Leadership Plan. The resource below may be helpful in completing this requirement.
The link below lists sample proposals available through the OVPR. Please contact Mary Ryker at email@example.com or 49-49322 to arrange to view or receive copies of funded proposals.
Sample Proposals by Agency and Program
So much grant-writing advice exists that a comprehensive bibliography is impossible. However, the books and electronic resources listed below are recent and concise and, therefore, make good starting points.
Department of Energy
National Institutes of Health
National Science Foundation