Grants and Research Office
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Grants and Research Office
Grant Writing Process
Grant Pacing checklist and timeline
Applicants are encouraged to discuss their proposed project and budget requirements with Kaelene Arvidson-Hicks in the Grants and Research Office (GRO).
Internal (UW-Superior) grant proposals are due on the date specified or the next working day if the date falls on a weekend or holiday.
UW System Grants: Proposals for UW System grant programs are to be submitted at least 10 business days before the deadline to the Grants and Research Office (GRO). Submitting the proposal to the GRO 10 days prior to the granting agency deadline ensures sufficient time for review, revisions and submission by the administration and pre-award officers.
External grant proposals should be submitted to the Grants and Research Office at least 10 business days prior to the granting agency deadline to ensure sufficient time for review, revisions and submission.
Both full proposals and pre-proposals are requested to go through the above-noted internal routing and approval process.
It is vital that your proposal be written using terms that can easily be understood by an educated layperson who will be reviewing your proposal. Please ensure that a review committee that is outside of your discipline would be able to understand both the abstract and the narrative. The abstract should describe the key points of the entire proposal, as opposed to being a repetition of the project's objectives.
See additional proposal writing tips.
UW System policies relating to royalties, patents, or income apply to these grant programs and can be found in the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook.
Questions regarding copyrights for the publication of books, laboratory manuals, etc. resulting from projects funded with UW-Superior funds should be addressed before the proposal is submitted for review.
The WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc. was established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) to promote, encourage, and aid scientific investigation and research throughout the Supporting basic research throughout the University of Wisconsin System Licensing technologies to industry for the benefit of the University System, the inventor, the licensee, and society as a whole.
For additional information about Wisys, please review the WiSys website at http://www.wisys.org or contact Arjun Sanga, Executive Director for WiSys, by phone at 608-316-4015 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. On the UW-Superior campus, contact Kaelene Arvidson-Hicks at 715-394-8488 or email email@example.com .
Funded projects involving human subjects in research must be approved by the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRB) before they are implemented. UW-Superior policies and procedures for the protection of human subjects have been established in accordance with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regulations (45 CFR Part 46, "Protection of Human Subjects," as amended) as well as state and university regulations to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects utilized in research projects. Any research project, either funded or unfunded, originated at or supported by the university, that involves human subjects must be reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects.
The Guide to the Preparation of proposals for Submission to the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects, including the required protocol forms, is available online.
Funded projects involving animals used in research require the establishment of the Animal Care and Use Committee. This committee is not currently active. If you intend to establish a research agenda that will involve animals, you must contact your department chair and the Grants and Research Administrator immediately, 394-8488.
Grant programs have different review processes and criteria. The majority of these proposals submitted for review have a significant amount of paperwork that requires time to process. You must allow a minimum of 5 working days for all external proposals; however, you should be working with your supervisor and have alerted the grants administrator well before this time.
A final report, if required, must include a copy to be submitted to the Grants and Research Office within 60 days of project completion. No awards will be made to investigators who have not complied with all requirements of previous UW-Superior internal or extramural grant awards or who have outstanding reports due to the Grants and Research Office or extramural funding agencies.
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