Sample Proposals for ASU Faculty and Staff

For ASU faculty and staff:

  • The list below is alphabetical by sponsor.
  • Proposals available for immediate download have a link in the rightmost column. ASU login credentials are required to access some proposals.
  • Other proposals are available by e-mail request, usually in 3-4 business days.
  • Contact Amy Love if you would like to request a proposal for a program or sponsor not listed below.

Individuals unaffiliated with ASU:

  • Proposals marked "Web" in the Source column are freely available online.
  • For legal reasons, all other proposals listed are available only to Appalachian State University faculty and staff for personal reference use. We cannot, under any circumstances, honor requests from individuals unaffiliated with ASU for copies of proposals.
  • Grantspace.org offers an excellent collection of sample proposals to foundations.
  • Most successful proposals to federal funding agencies can be obtained by placing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, though agencies may take several months to fill requests.

Sponsor

Program

Date of proposal

Source

How to obtain proposal

Administration for Children and Families Mentoring Children of Prisoners 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHRQ) Small Research Grant (R03) 2011 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Safety and Quality Program: Improving Quality through Clinician Use of Health IT (IQHIT) 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Barbara Bush Foundation N/A 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Learn and Serve America Community Based Research Innovation Grants 2006 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers Market Promotion Program 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) Higher Education Challenge Grants 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) Higher Education Multicultural Scholars 2008 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Core Program 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Commerce (DOC) Environmental Literacy 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Business and International Education 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoED) Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions 2012 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Emergency Management for Higher Education 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) FIPSE Comprehensive Program 2006 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program 2011 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) GEAR UP Program 2006 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (Spanish and Portuguese 2012 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Education Research 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Special Education Research 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) International Studies and Foreign Language Program 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) National Writing Project 2005 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Ronald McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program 2006 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Talent Search 2006 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Title III Strengthening Institutions 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Transition to Teaching Program 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) TRIO Student Support Services 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Upward Bound 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Upward Bound Math and Science 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Education (DoEd) Veterans Upward Bound 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Energy (DOE) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) 2006 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Early Career Research Program 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of health and Human Services (DHHS) AHRQ Small Research grants 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Basic Nursing Education and Practice grants 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students in health professions 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Health and Human Services(DHHS) Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences 2005 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Justice (DOJ) Personal Safety Empowerment partnership 2013 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Justice (DOJ) Violence Against Women on Campus Program Various GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Justice(DOJ) Science Training and Development and Delivery Program 2008 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Justice(DOJ) The Forensic Technology Center of Excellence 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Labor (DOL) Community-based Job Training Grants 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Labor (DOL) H-1 B Technical Skills grant 2011 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of Labor (DOL) Jobs and Innovation Challenge grants 2011 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Department of State Academic Exchange program- Undergraduate 2013 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Economic Development Administration (EDA) Economic Development Technical Assistance Program 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Economic Development Administration (EDA) University Center Program 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
FIPSE International Program FIPSE EU-US Atlantis Program 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Endangered Species Program 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Ford Foundation The Higher Education Policy Pipeline Initative Planning Grant 2005 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Google Roots in Science and Engineering (RISE) 2011 PI

E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.

Health Resources and Services Administration (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)) Advanced Education Nursing Program 2008 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Program 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Basic Nursing Education and Practice Grants Program 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nurse Education Practice and Retention 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nurse Faculty Loan Program 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nursing Edcuation, Practice and Retention (NEPR) 2008 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nursing Workforce Diversity Program 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Scholarships for Health Professions Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Collection care and preservation 2012 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Institute of Museum and Library Services(IMLS) Museum Grants for African American History and Culture 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Lowe's Toolbox for Education 2009 Web [download PDF]
Lumina Foundation N/A 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Supplement of Education 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) NHPRC Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records Projects 2009 Sponsor [download PDF]
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) CHOICES Program 2005 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works: Arts Education various Web [download PDF - multiple samples]
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works: Design various Web [download PDF - multiple samples]
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works: Media Arts various Web [download PDF - multiple samples]
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works: Music various Web [download PDF - multiple samples]
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works: Presenting and Multidisciplinary Works various Web [download PDF - multiple samples]
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works: Research various Web [download PDF - multiple samples]
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works: Theatre various Web [download PDF - multiple samples]
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works: Visual Arts various Web [download PDF - multiple samples]
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) ArtPlace 2012 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Challenge America Fast Track Program  various Web [download PDF - multiple samples]
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town  various Web [link to download multiple samples]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Bridging Cultures 2011 FOIA [download PDF]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Enduring Questions Pilot Course Grant 2009 FOIA [download PDF]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Bridging Cultures Through Film various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Challenge Grants 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Collaborative Research Grants  various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Digital Humanities Implementation Grants various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narrative]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Documenting Endangered Languages various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Enduring Questions various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowships various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Humanities Collections and Reference Resources various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Interpreting America's Historic Places: Implementation Grants 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Landmarks of History and Culture: Workshops for School Teachers various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Media Projects: Development Grants various Web E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations: Planning Grants various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) National Digital Newspaper Program various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Preservation and Access Reserach and Development various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions   Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Seminars and Institutes various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections various Web [link to program page; see right sidebar for sample narratives]
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) We the People Challenge Grants in US History, Institutions, and Culture 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 various Web

[link to download multiple R01 samples]

[download PDF of annotated R01 proposal & summary statement]

National Institutes of Health (NIH) R03 various Web

[download PDF of annotated R03 proposal & summary statement]

National Institutes of Health (NIH) R21 various Web [link to download multiple PDF samples]
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA R15) various GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Biomedical/BioBehavioral Research Administration Development (BRAD) 2012 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Bridges to the Baccalaureate Degree 2008 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) SBIR Phase 1 2006 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Literacy Grants Program for Informal/Nonformal Science Education 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers 2011 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections 2012 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Biological Field Stations & Marine Labs 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Broadening Participation - RIG Award 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Broadening Participation in Computing, Demonstration Project 2006 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER and Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) 2008 FOIA [download PDF]
National Science Foundation (NSF) Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) 2005 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Course Curriculum Laboratory Improvement (CCLI), which was the predecessor of the Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES) program. 2007

FOIA

[download PDF]

National Science Foundation (NSF) Discovery Research K-12 2012 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Materials Research (DMR) - Polymers (POL) 2005 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Economics   FOIA [download PDF]
National Science Foundation (NSF) Economics various PI

[download PDF of unfunded proposal]

[download PDF of revised and funded resubmission]

National Science Foundation (NSF) Energy, Power, and Adaptive Systems 2012 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Federal Cyber Service: Scholarship for Service (SFS) 2005 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Gender in Science and Engineering Program 2008 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Geosciences Education (GeoEd) and Ethics Education in Science and Engineering (EESE) 2011 FOIA [download PDF]
National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants for Rapid Response Research (RAPID) 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Informal Science Education 2006 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program (IGERT) 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) International Research and Education 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) 2010 FOIA [download PDF]
National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) - Acquisition 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) - Development 2011 PI [download PDF]
National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) - Development 2012 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) NSF Conferences, Workshops, and Special Meetings in Mathematical Sciences 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Promoting Research and Innovation in Methodologies for Evaluations (PRIME) 2012 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) 2008 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) 2009 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert Noyce Scholarship Program 2011 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) 2007 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP) 2008 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Social and Economic Sciences (SES) - Cross Directorate Activities 2005 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Social Psychology 2006 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (TUES) 2011 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBC) Multidisciplinary Research Grant (MRG) various PI

[download PDF 1]
[download PDF 2]

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Susan Harwood Training Grants Program 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII) Promise Neighborhoods Planning Grants 2010 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Research Corporation Cottrell College Science Awards 2008 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Spencer Foundation [various educational research programs] various GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
State Library of North Carolina Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) EZ Library Outreach & Innovative Services Grants 2012 PI E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) [educational intervention program about mental health awareness] 2006 GRC E-mail a request to orsp1@appstate.edu.

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