Do Coulter proposals go through the UVA Office of Sponsored Programs?
No. Coulter is a locally funded program. OSP review is not required.
Do Coulter proposals require Department Chair approval?
Yes. This is particularly important for clinical faculty, in order to gain time release for research.
Should I include indirect costs in the budget?
No. Coulter is a locally funded program. Indirects are not assessed.
Do I need to pre-identify the graduate student, post doc, or researcher who will work with me on the project?
No. Coulter proposals do not need to have named or identified personnel.
Are Coulter proposals reviewed externally?
No. Projects are reviewed by the Coulter Oversight Committee. Review happens in two phases. Phase I is a triage review. Phase II is an invited oral presentation.
What is the timeline?
February/early March: Annual Request for Applications is issued.
April: Deadline to submit proposal.
Early Summer: Phase I triage review by the Coulter Oversight Committee.
June/early July: Phase II oral presentation and review.
July: Awards announced and funding begins.
Do you fund proposals off cycle?
Yes. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your project idea.