Grant Information/Request Form

If you are interested in applying for a grant and need assistance with funding searches or with other aspects of grant writing, please fill out and submit the Grant Information/Request Form. This will provide us with an opportunity to understand and research your needs before calling or scheduling a meeting:

Proposal Approval Form

Before writing a proposal, consult with the academic department chairperson or the office director to ensure support for, understanding of the obligations, and reporting requirements of the project. Contact the Office of Sponsored Programs & Research Support at the start of the grant writing process to help with accounting and other matters. Once your proposal is complete, you must seek University approval before submitting it to the funding agency. University approval can be a lengthy (10 working days or more) process, and we ask that you budget enough time for approval.

As of May 15, 2014 the paper proposal approval forms will no longer be used. A new on-line system utilizing the OnBase document management system is now in place. Documentation and instructions fopr utilizing this new process can be found HERE. If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to conract René Muñoz, Director, Sponosored Programs by email or by phone at ext. 4457.

Conflict of Interest and Financial Interst Disclosure Form

These forms are inlcuded as part of the proposal approval form and must be completed, attached to the proposa, and should circulate with the Proposal Approval Form. Grants cannot be submitted until these forms are completed and signed by all parties

Institutional Research Board (IRB)

The Request for IRB Protocol Number for Pending Research form and the IRB Human Subjects Review Protocol form are necessary if you plan to include any human subjects in your research.

Please visit the Millersville University Institutional Research Board (MUIRB) website, read the relevant federal regulations and MU Guidelines, and see the relevant FAQs for more information concerning the approval process and scheduling. Depending on the meeting schedule, Board approval may take a month or more - please budget your time accordingly.

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

The Millersville University IACUC should review research proposals involving laboratory animals. Guidance can be found at:

Millersville IACUC Animal Protocol

University Governance- Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

National Science Foundation Animal Welfare Requirements

Research Animal Welfare

If you have spoecific questions regarding animal use, please contact Rene Munoz at te Office of Sponsoired programs and Research Administration

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals