Beth Free » Proposal Submission

If you have one of the following, then you will need to submit a proposal:

  • proposal submission
  • award of money
  • a gift of money.

Submit Request for Award

Please follow these steps:

1. Prepare Budget/Notice of Award

2. Request Contract or Other Forms

If you have a gift or an award of money and need a contract, please contact Melissa Dobson at

Facility and Administrative Form (F&A Form)
Facility and Administrative Waiver (F&A Waiver Form)
Fringe Form


Melissa K. Dobson

V. Reagan Silva

3. Submit Proposal, Gift or Award of Money

The Sponsored Project Proposal Review/Routing Form must accompany all sponsored project proposals as they are routed for signatures along with a copy of the funding agency’s guidelines. The following steps must be followed in a timely manner during the routing process:

Step 1: Faculty member obtains routing form and proposal number from Office of Sponsored Projects.
Step 2: Faculty member discusses proposal with College Research Director.
Step 3: Faculty member obtains approval of Unit Head and College Dean.
Step 4: Faculty member forwards proposal to Office of Sponsored Projects.

Now you are ready to submit via the button below.



Beth Free

Pre-Award Coordinator

Department: Office of Sponsored Projects

Phone: 318.257.2415



  • Information on RFPs to Research Directors
  • Resource library
  • Narrative/interim budget review/format of funding proposal
  • Submission of funding proposals, including electronic submissions
  • Maintenance pre-award tracking database
  • Development of newsletters (Breeze), information packets, and promotional material
  • Fastlane/ & other web-based administration duties
  • Communication with PI’s, Agencies, Research Directors
  • Research Council
  • Transition of grants to post-award
  • Faculty training/workshops
  • Web site development/management
  • Serves as back-up contact for Human Use and Account Technician duties