Share Print

Pre-Award Assistance

Pre-Award Administration can provide assistance in identifying potential sponsors, distributing information regarding funding opportunities, and assisting with large proposal development.

If you would like a search for potential funding opportunities for a project please fill out a Funding Search Request Form. You may also want to check the funding opportunities newsletter at on the web at

Other Sources for Pre-Award Assistance
  • COS: A web service subscribed to by the University, this database enables investigators to find funding announcements, research funding programs, and search participating investigators for areas of expertise.
  • A web site that allows investigators to search and apply for federal grants.
  • WU Internal Competitions:  (Access restricted to Washington University).  The purpose of this web site is to increase awareness of internal competitions among deans, department heads, faculty and administrators on both the Hilltop and Medical campuses to ensure that eligible faculty are nominated by the internal deadline set for the competition.  Other competitions may also be posted on this website.