A LLU investigator may initiate and submit an unsolicited application to a sponsor to request financial support for a research project.
Solicited applications are initiated from the sponsor, based on their research program goals. You may or may not choose to "respond" to these opportunities.
There are several mechanisms available to LLU researchers to Search for Research Funding:
For web-based services that will send you email alerts on current funding opportunities, try:
LLU also provides several funding databases and lists of federal, state & county, and private sponsors. Before preparing and submitting a proposal to a funding opportunity, be sure that you are eligible for that opportunity, and that the project is feasible.
The planning stages of a proposal are crucial, and will determine the proposal’s ultimate success or failure. Four important considerations are:
The LLU Transmittal is an internal routing form that includes:
Some approvals are required at the time of award. Other approvals are required prior to submission. It is the investigator’s responsibility to determine the time for specific approvals for the grant he/she is applying for.
To get required approvals, follow the LLU Transmittal Process: