Research Development – Proposal Support








Proposal Assistance - We can provide individualized assistance with proposal requirements, planning, collaborators, templates, coordinating documents, supplemental sections, and more. Contact us to discuss next steps!

Proposal Review – Editorial review, internal/external peer review, and more are available.

One-on-One Mentoring – individualized mentoring by the Office of Research Faculty Fellow is provided to interested faculty that plan to submit to NSF and NIH.

Pitch Circles – an opportunity for a faculty researcher to present his/her research idea to a panel of experienced and successful researchers. The panelists will provide feedback and comments that will help strengthen the proposal before submission to the sponsoring agency.

Research Competitive Intelligence (RCI) - Our goal is to enhance UCF competitive advantage in proposals submissions and future funding opportunities.

REACT - We can provide integrated proposal support on large, complex opportunities using a process called REACT (Respond, Evaluate, Assist, Coordinate, Track).


Templates - Templates can help in proposal planning and writing to ensure relevant content and review criteria are addressed. Contact us to request a template for a specific opportunity.

Sample Proposals - Sample funded proposals can be helpful to get a sense of competitive approaches applied in the past. Contact us to request a sample for a specific program.

Data Management Support Support with planning data management is available through the UCF Library.










UCF information to help with proposal planning and preparation.

SciENcv Info and Resources - SciENcv is a tool that can help researchers assemble information (expertise, employment, education, professional accomplishments, current and pending grants, and publications) that is required for federal research grants and annual reports.

AURORA – C&P Report - Quick guide to view and export your Current & Pending proposal information using AURORA.

Florida Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FLRDC) - the data center provides a secure research environment where researchers can analyze restricted data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau and other federal agencies.

Funder Tool Kits - Guides and tool kits Based on specific funders and topics are available to support your proposal preparation. News, funding opportunities, award history, proposal sections, tips and more are included in these resources.

UCF Research Cyberinfrastructure – A variety of services and resources available to UCF researchers.


Team Building Resources - See a variety of resources to help identify potential collaborators and facilitate research teams.


Research Lifecycle – This tool presents a unified model of campus-wide support, services, and contacts available to UCF researchers.


PI Handbook for Proposals and Awards – This guide for UCF researchers is intended as a helpful reference guide to available services, resources, and support teams at UCF, from proposal planning through post-project activities.