Proposals

One of the primary functions of the Office for Sponsored Research (OSR) is the campus-wide facilitation of proposal submission to external sponsors. Every year, OSR submits over two billion dollars’ worth of proposals to sponsors all over the world. Many of these proposals result in awards. These awards fuel Northwestern’s research enterprise, and solidify its position as one of the world’s premier research institutions.

While OSR is committed to helping all Northwestern principal investigators (PIs) prepare and submit successful proposals, OSR provides the highest level of service to proposals that meet internal deadlines.

The following are key steps in the proposal preparation and submission process:

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Contact :
Chicago
Arthur Rubloff Building
750 N. Lake Shore Dr., 7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 503-7955
OSR-Chicago@northwestern.edu
Evanston
1801 Maple St.
2nd Floor, Suite 2410
Evanston, IL 60201-3149
Phone: (847) 491-3003
OSR-Evanston@northwestern.edu