Limited Submission RFPs

Guidelines for Limited Submission RFPs

When a sponsoring program announcement limits the number of submissions per institution, the University undertakes a selection process to solicit proposals internally and select the best proposal(s) for submission in response to that particular announcement. When the office of Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations learns of a limited submission opportunity, the opportunity is posted to the CEFR website and an email is sent to the relevant department chairs, deans, institute directors, departmental managers, departmental grant managers and ORPA requesting submissions from those interested in applying.  The internal submission is composed of:

  • A letter of nomination from the appropriate chair, dean, or director
  • The PI’s curriculum vita
  • The proposal narrative
  • A statement of current support for that PI

Internal nominations are reviewed by a committee of the faculty and the Dean of Faculty.  The University nominees are then selected and notified. All individuals submitting nomination packets are notified whether or not their project was selected to advance to the proposal stage. 

The nominee(s), then work with their department and grant managers, ORPA and CEFR to make sure that the external submission documents are complete and delivered on time.

If at any point you become aware of a limited submission opportunity for which you would like to apply, please contact Michael Hodges

2018 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering -- $875k -- Internal Deadline: February 21, 2018

THIS IS A LIMITED SUBMISSION OPPORTUNITY. The University invites nominations for the 2018 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering.  The fellowships provide $875,000 over five years to support the research of young faculty in the natural sciences and engineering. Candidates must be faculty members who are within the first three years of their faculty careers and are eligible to serve as principal investigators. Disciplines that will be considered include physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, astronomy, computer science, earth science, ocean science, and all branches of engineering. The University may nominate TWO candidates. Department Chairs may nominate candidates by emailing the following materials in a single PDF document (in the order outlined below) to on or before 5:00 PM on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018: 1) A statement of endorsement from the Chair; 2) Nominee’s curriculum vitae; 3) A summary of the candidate’s research project; and 4) List of current funding associated with the candidate’s projects.