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Office of Sponsored Awards Management


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External Proposal Preparation

The Office of Sponsored Awards Management assists faculty by reviewing grant proposals and facilitating the submission of all sponsored projects proposals. We take pride in supporting USC's researchers, scholars and departmental research administrators throughout the award life cycle, from proposal review and submission through close out.

In this online preparation guide, you will find an overview of the USC proposal process and USC business information used when developing a grant or sponsored project proposal. This overview is designed to provide information for all researchers, from those who are applying for their first sponsored award to experienced proposal submitters who need to quickly look up specific information for the development of a budget or other component of a proposal. If the information you find here does not answer all your questions, don’t hesitate to contact your SAM representative for additional support.