** New OGSP Submission Policy: Effective August 1, 2010. Read: POLICY.***
1. READ this first: PI Roles and Responsibilities (PI/PD = Principal Investigator or Project Director).
2. The "Blue Sheet" is the YSU Proposal Authorization and Pre-Approval Form.
The form must be completed 3 days prior to submission of a proposal externally. POLICY
Please also provide: the Project Description, Budget and Budget Justification, and
Link to Funding Opportunity or Request for Proposals (RFP).
3. Proposal Deadlines: Please allow sufficient time for work requests to the Office.
Absolute minimum time - 3 full business days.
Recommended minimum - up to 2-3 weeks, or more.
4. Contact Information and structure: as a general rule, the following Guidance applies:
a) The Authorized Institutional Official: Associate Provost for Research and Dean, School of Graduate Studies & Research. (Board of Trustee Policy #1013.01). Read - Policy
If there is only one "YSU Contact" to be identified, then it is the "Authorized Official" through OGSP.
OGSP - the official "Administrative" Contact office.
b) The "Financial" contact: the Grants Accounting Office - responsible for billing, invoicing, Financial reports.
c) PI/PD: is the "Performance" contact (or, Technical contact) only. The other two roles do not apply to the PI or PD.