Need Help on a Research Project?

Whether you’re veteran researcher or just getting started, we’ve compiled a list of useful resources that are just a click away.

Getting Started

Collaborations and Partnerships – ORIED’s Springboard Innovation Hub offers resources for on- and off-campus alliances

Funding Opportunities – links to ORIED’s list of external, limited submission, and internal calls for proposals

International Funding Opportunities – links to Office of International Affairs research funding programs

NIH Forms Library – links to National Institutes of Health (NIH) forms needed to apply for research grants and fellowships, SBIR/STTR grants, SBIR contracts, training, changes, grant closeout, and other federal forms

NIH Grant Basics – overview of NIH support for grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts

NIH Grants & Funding Application Guide – information for submitting an NIH application

NIH Peer Review – insight into the peer review process at NIH for grant and cooperative agreement applications

NSF Funding – How to Prepare and Submit Your Proposals – information on submitting grant proposals to the National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF Merit Review – overview of the NSF merit review process

NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) – introduction to the NSF, including a list of acronyms, definitions, grant proposal guide, and award administration guide

Proposal Development

Budget Guidelines – a comprehensive list of budget topic and links to guidelines

Budget Templates – links to budgets templates for general and specific agency use

Data Management Planning – NCSU Libraries resources for creating a data management plan for NSF, NIH, DOE, NASA, and NEH projects

Data Management Planning – Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) guidelines for effective data management plans

Diversity Planning – link to the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity directory; they can assist you in planning a vigorous and realistic diversity plan for your project

Global Planning – link to the Office for International Affairs; they can assist you in planning international components to your project

Proposal Process – a step-by-step guide for processing a proposal through the university

Support for Large Proposals – the Proposal Development Unit can streamline cross-college and cross-institutional projects

Undergraduate Impact – link to the Office of Undergraduate Research; they can resources for including undergraduate student in your project

Project Planning and Management

Contracts and Grants – get help with post-award project administration

PMR – Project Modification Request – forms and guides for revising budgets or requesting extensions

Principle Investigators (PI) Responsibilities – learn what it takes to be a PI

Subawards – a complete guide to creating and managing subawards

Systems Portal – access information on research projects and digital compliance reports

Conducting Research on Campus

Compliance Policies – NC State’s regulatory and financial compliance policies

Export Control Decision Tree – a series of “Yes” or “No” questions leading to a determination of whether or not an export control license is applicable to a particular situation

High Performance Computing Services – the Office of Infromation Technology (OIT) provides entry and medium level resouraces and consulting for research and instruction

Integrated Support Service Center – general business services for projects without administrative support

Material Transfer Agreements – boilerplate templates and language

ORIED Shared Core Facilities – conduct DNA and cellular and molecular research in on-campus research service centers

Research Integrity – guidelines, training, and other resources

Unmanned Aerial Systems – campus regulations and resources for teaching and conducting research using drones and other unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)

Research Commercialization

Innovator Resources – guidelines, forms, and templates for invention disclosures abd confidentiality and tranfer agreements

Inventor’s Guide to Technology Transfer – protect your invention

Venture Development – learn about available resources to help you launch a startup

Frequently Asked Questions

Campus Research Contacts

Connect with research leaders in colleges across NC State’s campus.

E-Books and Newsletters

Unity ID required to access the following resources.

New Faculty Guide to Research Funding (e-book)

Research Development and Grant Writing News (monthly newsletter; past issues available)

Strategies for Planning, Developing, and Writing Large Team Grants (e-book)

Research Education

For links to tutorials; recorded workshops, panel discussions and webinars; and workshop and conference slides, visit our Research Education page.