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Proposal Services and Support

Development Services

The College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences Proposal Development office can assist faculty with pre-awards activities. Our Research Administration Team can be reached by email. For general inquires and questions, view additional information on the Office of Sponsored Programs Researchers site.

  • Identify Funding Sources
  • Proposal Review and Submission
  • Solicitation Review and Compliance
  • Institutional Collaborations
  • Assistance with Completion of Proposal Applications and Budget Preparation
  • Provide Reports Upon Request

Proposal Support

Funding Assistance
Federal, State, Foundation Federal, State, Foundation Industry Proposal Editing Educational Proposal
Terry Rumph Lynn Kunkle Wally Dunn Scott Oldham Matthew Boyer
Director of CECAS Pre-Awards Grants Administrator I Grants Administrator I Grants Editor Proposal Writer

The College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences Proposal Development Office is a decentralized, service-oriented unit of the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences at Clemson University. Our primary purpose is to provide the administrative services essential to enhance, expand, and encourage the acquisition of external research funding by the College's research faculty while assuring compliance with all applicable State and Federal laws, sponsor requirements, and University policies and procedures.


To provide efficient, accurate, and expert assistance to the CECAS faculty with services including identification of potential funding sources; development of proposal budgets; editing of proposal narratives; preparation and/or review of required internal submission forms; facilitation of compliance with Federal, State, sponsor, and University regulations; submission (electronic and/or hard-copy) of proposals to sponsor.


Under the Clemson University Office of Sponsored Programs' authority, the CECAS Proposal Development Office is authorized to provide institutional sign-offs and final submissions of any CECAS investigator-led proposals.

A list of support centers and signature authorities for each college can be found on the Support Centers page within the Office of Sponsored Programs.


ClemsonForward is a strategic plan focused on the future and challenges facing South Carolina, the nation, and the world in the 21st century.

  • Increase awarded doctoral degrees
  • Support state economic development
  • Provide high-impact research opportunities
  • Double underrepresented instructional faculty
  • Increase annual research proposal submissions
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