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Forms, Procedures and Resources

Guide for Sponsored Programs

Baylor's Guide for Sponsored Programs is a comprehensive guide for most processes and procedures utilized by the campus community in the administration of sponsored activities in pursuit of research and scholarship.


Proposal Certification and Routing Guides

The Proposal Certification and Routing Guides will provide first-time users with step-by-step instructions for establishing digital IDs for certifying proposal materials, signing materials using electronic signatures, and using the OSP BearSpace site for coordinating reviews and approvals.


Proposal Routing Form

The Proposal Routing Form provides information to the dean, department, research administration and institutional officials regarding the proposal. The form must be completed for all proposals and other activities involving sponsored activity and routed for Institutional approvals. This form serves as a checklist for much of the information necessary for processing proposals, as well as compliance certifications required for proposal submission. Detailed instructions for completing the Proposal Routing Form can be found on the Proposal Routing Form page of the OSP website. The principal investigator should route the signed proposal routing form, completed proposal, and budget information to his/her respective unit chair and dean before submission to the OSP. Individual signatories are expected to review all proposals when they are routed for approval. By signing off on the proposal routing form, the approving party certifies, per the language in the form, that the proposed project has support and approval of the academic unit.


Subrecipient Certifications

Principal Investigators must specify subawardees of Federal funding during the proposal process and assist OSP in obtaining a completed/signed Subawardee Certifications


Subrecipient Procedures

Subrecipient Procedures


Subrecipient Monitoring

OMB Circular A-133 requires prime recipients of Federal funds to monitor sub-awards to ensure subrecipients have meet audit requirements. Subawardee Audit Form


U.S. Office of Management and Budget Circulars

Baylor is required to comply with applicable U.S. Office of Management and Budget circulars A-21, A-110, and A-133.