Welcome to Proposal Preparation!

Here, you’ll find information to help you prepare your proposal for Institutional Review and Approval, as well as Sponsor System Submission options.

Proposal preparation is as easy as 1-2-3!

With our Flexible e-Submission approach, proposal preparation is based on the users preferred method.

  1. Collect and provide information for Institutional review
  2. Route proposal for review and approval using ePAWs
  3. Complete and submit application through sponsor system using:
    • Assist/eRA Commons
    • Grants.gov / Workspace
    • NSF Research.gov
    • Proposal Central

Questions? Contact your Grant Officer about proposal preparation

Contact NU-RES Help Center for application support assistance.


ePAWs: Simplified electronic proposal development, approval routing, and institutional data collection.

Stay tuned for ePAWs 2.0!

Application development is progressing; stay tuned for announcements in 2024 for user acceptance testing!


Last Updated on April 25, 2024