Join the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) Pre-Award Associates for a look at the Proposal Submission Process at Virginia Tech. Whether you are an experienced researcher new to the university, a new faculty member, or a staff member who assists with proposals, this two-hour review will help answer your questions about the details of submitting a proposal through Virginia Tech's Office of Sponsored Programs.

Introduction to Virginia Tech's Proposal Submission Process
Tuesday, January 7
9-11 a.m.
North End Center Room 2420

In this session we will look at:

  • Basic components common to most proposals;
  • How budgeting is done at Virginia Tech to meet federal and university requirements;
  • Roles and responsibilities of the PI and Pre-Award Associates;
  • Various ways proposals get submitted to the sponsor;
  • Transferring an existing award to Virginia Tech;
  • Summit - Virginia Tech's electronic research administration system;
  • Internal deadlines vs sponsor deadlines; and
  • Additional OVPRI resources

Snacks and beverages will be provided courtesy of OSP. Pre-Award Associates will be available to answer questions after the session.

Please RSVP by emailing  In your e-mail, please designate if you will be attending in person or via Zoom. Zoom details to be posted the day of the session on this page.

NOTE - limited to 30 spaces for the in-person session.