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These instructions are for the hardcopy version of the Transmittal Form.
Investigator Name of person who will be responsible for
conduct of work on project.
- Department Provide department names where Principal Investigator works and receives
& Ext. Provide telephone number for Principal Investigator.
No. Provide facsimile number for Principal Investigator.
Address Provide e-mail address for Principal Investigator.
Title Enter unique name of project.
Type Check as appropriate: 1) solicited or unsolicited proposal type box
and 2) further classification of new, resubmission, continuation,
renewal or supplement.
Type Check appropriate project type box.
ODU Research Foundation Award No. If related to existing
ODU Research Foundation award, provide ODU Research Foundation award
Sponsor Award No. If related to existing ODU Research Foundation
award, provide SPONSOR award number.
Name and Associated Information Enter name of sponsor organization/agency, point of contact, and mailing
address to which proposal is being submitted. Note: Sponsor’s street
address, building and room numbers MUST be included for proposals
being mailed by overnight mail.
Deadline Information Provide date when proposal MUST be received by sponsor, if applicable.
Check delivery method and required number of copies of proposal.
Period Provide initial project performance period for which funding is requested.
Period Provide entire project performance period for which
funding is requested.
Cost Rate Check appropriate box for indirect cost rate used for calculating
Cost Rate Restrictions Check appropriate box if the sponsor restricts indirect cost rate
for proposal. If sponsor allows for full approved indirect cost rate,
but a waiver is requested, a copy of the Vice President for Office
of Research approval MUST be attached. If sponsor prohibits or restricts
indirect cost rate, a copy of written policy MUST be attached.
Requested (Year 1) Provide amount of funding requested from sponsor for initial project
Requested (Total) Provide amount of funding requested from
sponsor for the entire project performance period.
Sharing (Year 1) Provide amount of cost share funding proposed for initial project
Sharing (Total) Provide amount of cost share funding proposed
for entire project performance period.
Contribution Check appropriate box documenting source of proposed cost sharing.
Property/Background Technology Check appropriate box in response to provided questions.
Agreement Check appropriate box in response to provided questions.
- Animals Check appropriate box in response to provided questions.
Subjects Check appropriate box in response to provided questions.
Materials Check appropriate box in response to provided
DNA Techniques Check appropriate box in response to provided questions.
Health & Safety Check appropriate box in response to provided questions.
Activity Categories Check research category best describing
the nature of proposed research. To determine the correct Research
Category, view the NSF NCES fields in this
and Certifications Principal Investigator’s signature to
Proposal Transmittal Form document acknowledgement and agreement to
comply with requirements of this section.
Investigator The lead Principal Investigator, retains administrative and fiscal
responsibility for this project, and should provide signature first.
All other Co-Principal Investigators should provide their signatures
in space provided. Please allocate associated percentage credit for
proposal between the Principal and Co-Principal Investigators.
- Abstract Provide a summary of research in space provided with additional information
attached as appropriate.
Approvals Signatures are required for Principal and Co-Principal Investigators'
Department Chairs or Center Director and Dean of College/School. Proposals
containing 1) institutional cost share or 2) voluntary waiver of indirect
costs (full or partial) also require the signature of the Associate
Vice President, Office of Research.