School of Applied Sciences

The University of Mississippi

Research Resources & Professional Development

Getting started with Grants

What does a grant cycle entail?

  • Pre-Award:
    • Starts with an idea
    • Find funding
    • Prepare the proposal
    • Secure approvals
    • Submit the proposal
    • Negotiate & accept the award
  • Post-Award:
    • Manage the award
    • Closeout the project

Types of Awards

  • Grants (includes Cooperative Agreements)
  • Contracts (includes Subawards, Subcontracts, State Contracts, Research Agreements and Clinical Trial Agreements)


Award and Post-Award

  • Form Bank (includes Consultant, Equipment & Subawards)
  • Accounting Office
  • Export Control (regulations and implementation requirements for protecting information and technology, export license decision making steps, and forms)