Limited Submission Process

Principal Investigator

  • Reviews the program solicitation and sponsor’s guidelines.
  • Completes the internal SJSU Limited Submission Letter of Intent (LOI) form and submits the form in portable document format to their chair and dean with a copy to Information Services Manager, Brenda Swann at brenda.swann@sjsu.edu by the SJSU Internal deadline. An email confirmation of receipt will be sent to the principal investigator within two (2) business days after the SJSU internal deadline.

Note: If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be the next business day after the weekend or holiday.

 

Chairs and Deans

  • Review the letter of intent.
  • Submit concurrences or comments to brenda.swann@sjsu.edu within three (3) business days after the stated SJSU internal deadline.

 

SJSU Letter of Intent Review Criteria

The SJSU Letter of Intent will be evaluated on the following:

  • Completeness based on requirements
  • Quality and description of the proposal
  • How well the proposal fits sponsor’s guidelines
  • Perceived chances of successful funding based upon the sponsor’s criteria

 

SJSU Research Foundation and the Associate Vice President
for Research

  • SJSU Research Foundation reviews SJSU letters of intent for completeness and forwards to the AVP for Research.
  • The AVP for Research reviews the letter(s) of intent and approves the application that is to be submitted on behalf of the university. 
  • If additional review is required, the AVP for Research convenes a committee to assist in the final selection.