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OFFICE OF RESEARCH

Proposal Submission

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The Office of Research must review and approve all proposals prior to submission to an outside funding agency.  Please submit all proposal development requests to Proposals@wichita.edu.

Proposal Submission Due Dates*

Sponsor Deadline Hard Copy Submissions Online Submissions
Monday The previous Monday at 9:00 a.m. The previous Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday The previous Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. The previous Thursday at 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday The previous Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. The previous Friday at 9:00 a.m.
Thursday The previous Thursday at 9:00 a.m. Monday of the same week at 9:00 a.m.
Friday The previous Friday at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday of the same week at 9:00 a.m.
Saturday Because Saturday is not a business day, it does not count towards the 5-day rule.  You should treat Friday as the deadline, so the internal proposal deadline is the previous Friday at 9:00 a.m. Because Saturday is not a business day, it does not count towards the 3-day rule.  You should treat Friday as the deadline, so the internal proposal deadline is Tuesday of the same week at 9:00 a.m.
Sunday Because Sunday is not a business day, it does not count towards the 5-day rule.  You should treat Friday as the deadline, so the internal proposal deadline is the previous Friday at 9:00 a.m. Because Sunday is not a business day, it does not count towards the 3-day rule.  You should treat Friday as the deadline, so the internal proposal deadline is Tuesday of the same week at 9:00 a.m.

Note:  Holidays are not defined as working days.
*Additional time is required for proposals as follows:
- Proposals including Cost Sharing are due 10 working days in advance of the funding deadline.
- Proposals submitted via grants.gov are due 3 working days prior to the solicitations recommended submission date (ex.  NIH recommends submission 72 hours prior to the funding deadline.)