Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I find out about funding opportunities?
Go to our resources or newsletter link for funding information. Also we send out research specific information directly to faculty members. If you would like more extensive assistance, please contact Amy Summerlin at ext. 5849 or Donna Davin at ext. 2163 or

How far in advance should I submit my proposal to RASP?
Principal Investigators should submit completed proposals at least 5 working days prior to the submission deadline.

How do I get my proposal approved by college administration?
RASP will submit the final proposal to the administration. The budget will also need to be approved by internal auditing. 

Who is responsible for copying and mailing my proposal?
RASP will copy and mail the proposal to the funding agency? 

Where do I get Human Participants Research compliance forms?
Our web site has a downloadable form. If you need assistance, please contact

Where do I get Animal Care and Use compliance forms?
Our web site also has this downloadable form along with a continuing research form.