Fall and Spring 2018-2019 (Academic Year)

Information below should be reviewed once the call for proposals has opened BEFORE accessing the Award portal. Be sure to read the Restrictions and Requirements

Award Proposal Submission Process

To apply for a research award, a student must:

  1. Download and complete the proposal form for either individual or team, found below, and meet with your mentor to develop the proposal and the budget.
  2. Review the Award Proposal Scoring and Rubric Info prior to completing your proposal.
  3. The student must identify the faculty mentor for the project online; who will submit a recommendation letter and who has agreed to serve as the official mentor of the project.
  4. The student must complete the online application, online budget form, upload the proposal form provided below, identify team members (if applicable) and mentor online as part of the online submission application.
    • If a team is submitting a proposal, only the team leader should register and submit the proposal and budget forms (team leaders MUST list team members)
  5. The faculty recommendation letter must be submitted by the deadline using the link provided on the proposal submission website (link below).
  6. Complete the Proposal Form (below) and upload it to the online proposal submission site.  Please limit your proposal to 4 pages, plus cover form provided!  With the Word document form, diagrams can be inserted.
    • Proposals will be reviewed on the following components:
      1. Brief description of the proposed research or creative project
      2. Research plan that includes the question being addressed, hypothesis, problem, engineering goal, or creative work with a description in detail of method or procedures, projected timeline, and appropriate references
      3. Statement of the importance and implications for advancing disciplinary knowledge
      4. Link between the research and the student(s)’ curricular interests (research does not have to be in the student(s)’ major
  7. Complete the online research Budget information.  Be specific in your item description for example, “Gas” would not be acceptable. “Fuel for 4 round trips to Asheboro NC” would be more appropriate. “Supplies” is not sufficient. “1 Case of syringes” would be more appropriate.

Questions concerning grant submissions should be sent to Heather King at hking@ncsu.edu .



Click Here to Go To Online Proposal Submission Site

Proposal Forms:

Individual Proposal Form 2018-19 Academic Year

Team Proposal Form 2018-19 Academic Year


The link above provides a sample of the information asked on the online submission site. You must use the online site as we do not accept paper budgets. 

REVISED Budget 2018-19

Grant Contract:

Contract UGRes Acd Year 2018-19 F

If you are awarded a OUR grant, you and each member of a team, will be required to complete a Contract. The contract requires both your signature and that of your mentor. Please return signed contracts by deadline to Heather King at hking@ncsu.edu or 211W Park Shops, thank you.