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Research Development Committee

Research and Sponsored Programs

RDC Major Grants Program Application

If you need assistance with the application or if you have questions about eligibility and proposal criteria, please contact the Chair of the RDC, Dr. David Hurley at .

The RDC Major Grant application is available via the link below.  Please be aware that any application received using old forms will be returned to the applicant for resubmission.

Specific instructions for how to submit your application are located at the bottom of form and within the Guidelines document.

Be sure to follow all instructions!  Failure to do so may cause your application to be rejected.

Two templates are available below for your use in preparing your proposal in advance of filling out the online application.

      Word template - an MS Word document for composing your proposal narrative text
                                 (because the online application form does not spell-check)

      Excel template - for preparing your budget
                                  (because the online application form does not auto-calculate)
                                  for budget development assistance, please contact

   Keys to Success - please read


  • In order to be able to fill out, save and submit the online RDC application, you must use Adobe Reader or Acrobat 8.0 or greater.  You can download the latest Adobe Reader from 
  • Web browser programs such as Firefox, Safari, and Chrome are strongly recommended.  Internet Explorer may not function reliably.  Please test whether your system is compatible with FORMSTACK form system with this trial form:


Go to the online  RDC Major Grant Application Form
           posted:  1/4/17


Deadline for electronic submission:
       11:59 pm on Friday, February 23, 2018;
Deadline for signed, paper version delivery to ORSPA: 
       4:30 pm on Friday, March 2, 2018

Deliver to Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, 432 Ross Hall



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