Limited Submissions

Funding agencies (sponsors) sometimes place limits on the number of letters of intent, pre-proposals or proposals that any one university may submit in response to a funding opportunity announcement (commonly referred to as a Request for Proposals – RFP). The following policy is designed to support an equitable review process while preventing any submission disqualifications due to submissions from The University of Alabama beyond the allowed number.

Missing Announcements: Despite the best efforts of OSP, not every funding opportunity may be identified. Anyone who wishes to apply to a limited submission opportunity that is not posted below should email the Limited Submission Coordinator (Angie Shotts at with the PI’s name, name of the grant competition, and a link to the program announcement.

The contact for inquires, pre-proposal submissions, and all other communication related to external limited submission funding opportunities is Angie Shotts, Coordinator of Research Support, at


Scroll to the bottom of this page for a list of open limited submissions.

Limited Submission Grant Application Policy

Pre-Proposal Formatting Requirements

All pre-proposals must be formatted with one-inch margins, single spaced, with 11 pt. font. Appendices should not be included with pre-proposals.

Open Limited Submissions

Click on the agency below to view the opportunities available.