Research and Proposal Development Tools

OVPR developed a number of resources to help with proposal preparation.

Proposal development

Proposal development tools to help you focus on understanding elements necessary for the typical application:

  • Routing within WMU for approval to submit your proposal
  • Key data about University often required by sponsors
  • Budget guidelines used to develop proposal
  • Strategies for drafting proposal
  • Boilerplates that provide University information easily adapted for use

Project Management
Project Management Resources outline the principal investigator's responsibilities and provide examples of project management and timelines

Statistical Tools
Statistical Tools point you to resources within the University to help you with analysis tools

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 
FAQs provide answers to many of the questions posed by principal investigators and staff during the proposal development process.

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Western Michigan University
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