DSP Requests Sufficient Time to Process Proposals

The Office of Research strongly recommends that proposals be submitted to the Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) at least 2 business days prior to the sponsor’s published deadline.

This will provide DSP with sufficient time to secure all necessary internal approvals, and to identify any issues within the proposal materials that are inconsistent with the sponsor’s submission requirements that may result in the proposal being rejected by the sponsor without review.

For proposals submitted to DSP less than 2 days prior to the sponsor’s published deadline, DSP will do everything it can to submit the application ahead of the deadline. However, in these cases DSP may not have sufficient time for complete technical proposal review relative to submission requirements, thus increasing the chance of rejection due to technical deficiency.

DSP is committed to serving the needs of the UF research community. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Please contact Stephanie Gray at 352-392-3516 or slgray@ufl.edu with any questions.