Tools & Forms

Tools & Checklists

Tools & Checklists description
(rev 03/16/16)
Guidance on developing non-technical proposal elements
Note: OSR-Chicago also requires that an internal budget (Excel) always be submitted as part of the admin shell for OSR review purposes. The internal budget should be uploaded to "Internal Document" as a "Budget" document type.]
(rev 06/17/16)
Calculate budgets with proper F&A and Fringe rates
(Chicago campus)
This document provides guidance on how to submit a Final Invention Statement in eRA Commons.
F&A and Fringe Blended Quick Chart A tabbed workbook that provides sheets for blended F&A and fringe rates by month as well as a printable job aid listing F&A and fringe rates for FY2016 and beyond.
(Chicago campus)
Provides guidance on completing the Administrative Shell for proposals being submitted via InfoEd to NIH
[Note: This document is used on the Chicago campus only]
(rev 01/05/16)
Supplementary document on preparing and reviewing general proposals to NIH
(rev 01/05/16)
Supplementary document to NSF guidance on preparation of standard elements of an NSF proposal
Proposal Development Timeline (Chicago campus) Recommendation as to when to perform certain actions when preparing a sponsored research proposal for submission.
Proposal Timeline Calculator Provides assistance in calculating your preparation and submission timelines when preparing proposals
Unobligated Balance Calculator Provides assistance in calculating unobligated balances when preparing progress reports. Instructions for Unobligated Balance Calculator

















While most sponsored program requests for OSR are routed electronically through InfoEd and ESPR, there are still a few processes that rely upon paper forms.