Required Forms for Proposal Submission
The Office of Research & Commercialization (ORC) requires various forms for proposal submission. The principal investigator is responsible for the completion of these forms. The forms and a brief description of when they are needed are provided within the links listed below. Contact the proposal administrator for your Department, College, Institute with any questions.
ORC Proposal Transmittal Form (PTF) - Please download this fillable form to your hard drive or disk before completing by using the save button. They are available in Adobe PDF Version or Microsoft Excel.
UCF Matching Funds for Federal Agencies - MFFA Cost Share Memo - Please download this form to your hard drive or disk before completing by using the save button.
- Invention and Copyright Agreement/Visiting Scientist Agreement (VSA)
Electronic Personnel Action Form (EPAF) - The EPAF can be provided by your department's payroll processor or approver.
Office of Research & Commercialization - PI/Co-PI My Research Database Addition Form
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The ORC serves UCF scholars as the official liaison between UCF and funding sources and by helping faculty work through the proposal and contract management process.
This site includes information to assist university scholars through the announcement, application and post-award stages and to familiarize prospective partners with the breadth of funded research conducted at the university.
Sponsored research at UCF is growing exponentially. In 2011 the university surpassed the $100 million dollar mark in external funding for the seventh straight year with $106.6 million. And UCF's pioneering efforts to commercialize technology continued to stimulate local economies throughout the state. The UCF Business Incubation program expanded to nine locations and multiple governments and communities served with the opening of a center in Volusia County, its ninth location. As a 2011 Carnegie Foundation "very high research activity" university, UCF is committed to the pursuit of excellence and intellectual growth and seeks to excel at moving ideas to innovation and realization.
New Proposal Information NSF and NIH have instituted important proposal changes. You can read about the latest NSF clarifications here: NSF GPG Summary
In addition, NIH, AHRQ and NIOSH have eliminated the error correction window for applications. For further information on this important change, see this page.
And NSF is requiring a supplement describing data management. This is similar to the postdoc mentoring requirement, except it is a supplement and not required in the proposal. This supplement should describe how the proposal will conform to NSF policy on the dissemination and sharing of research results.
For more information, please go here.