proposal writingPre-Award Services facilitates the proposal process for external research funding at the KU Lawrence campus. The department provides assistance to administrators, faculty and staff in preparing, reviewing, approving, and submitting competitive proposals to all funding agencies. In addition, Pre-Award Services supports the research community by providing resources to aid in the search for funding opportunities. 

For new proposal development assistance, please email, and the appropriate team leader will assign a preparer to work with you.

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Proposal Review & Preparation PDF
PI Proposal Questionnaire PDF

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Pre-Award Services
Nancy Biles
Associate Director

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