Doe at the University of Michigan, for our records, the Direct Sponsor is Wayne State University, and NIH should be indicated as the Prime Sponsor.The Principal Investigator should be shown on the PAF as Dr. When a college or university is the direct sponsor with a prime sponsor, the ORSP Project Representative assigned to your department, who has responsibility for liaison with the Prime Sponsor (NIH in this example), will handle the processing of the proposal.See Class Codes for Sponsored Projects for help in assigning your proposal to a type.
Before beginning research, the student must be sure they obtain any necessary pre-research approvals.Therefore, the proposal takes a form different from that of the research or artistic thesis proposal.Please note, as well, that a project thesis The Thesis Proposal Seminar Students write their thesis proposals while enrolled in the Thesis Proposal Seminar (a 2-credit core requirement offered every spring).Graduate students begin the thesis process by writing a thesis proposal that describes the central elements of the thesis work.Those elements vary depending on the type of thesis (research, artistic, or project) that the student plans to write.There are requirements that must be met for the committee members.The requirements for committee members are outlined in the document below.The proposal itself consists of five sections: The project thesis includes two major components: (a) an activity (program, intervention, campaign, etc.) designed to address (solve, remediate, improve) a problem, issue or opportunity in the student's domain as a professional or activist; and (b) a written document that describes, rationalizes, analyzes, and assesses the activity.It is not strictly a research study, but rather an exercise in reflective practice.Complete and accurate addresses must be provided to ensure on-time delivery. If the University of Michigan is a subcontractor on a proposal being submitted by another organization, the "Direct Sponsor" is the organization from which we will receive the funds directly.Some agencies designate a delivery point that differs from their program offices. There is usually no recourse if a proposal is received by the sponsor after the submission deadline. The "Prime Sponsor" is the original source of funds. Smith at Wayne State University is applying for a research grant from NIH and plans to subcontract part of the work to Dr.