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The Office of Research Development works closely with faculty and researchers from across Montana State University to cement the university’s R1 status (“very high research activity”).  Whether a researcher is pursuing a large Center grant or a graduate research fellowship, our team is here with a comprehensive suite of services to support and enhance the proposal development process:

  • Locating funding
  • Solidifying a preliminary idea
  • Assessing proposal fit and responsiveness to reviewer requirements
  • Developing a white paper/concept paper for a potential sponsor
  • Interpreting proposal reviews and resubmission strategizing
  • Identifying potential proposal collaborators
  • Procuring examples of previously successful proposals
  • Outlining of proposals
  • Providing templates and institutional boilerplate language
  • Collecting, organizing and verifying proposal documents for upload
  • Consulting on intellectual merit and broader impacts
  • Conducting internal reviews of proposals
  • Writing letters of institutional support
  • Coordinating limited submissions
  • Strategic planning for major initiatives
  • Supporting complex, multi-investigator grant proposals
  • Facilitating external reviews of proposals
  • Securing other external forms of specialized proposal support