Why applications are returned?

During the course of an OSP proposal review, the following is a list of reasons why a proposal may be returned for updates/corrections. This is not an all-inclusive list but is intended as a general overview.

  • Incorrect Funding Opportunity Number
  • Incorrect start and end dates
  • Incorrect congressional district for performance sites
  • Budget issues
  • Missing narrative holders
  • Noncompliance with sponsor guidelines that cannot be changed without rejecting internally
  • PI/Department request