Office of Sponsored Programs

Major Sponsors

Below are questions and answers for how to navigate major sponsor sites.

Rowan University is already registered as an institution. Faculty do not need to individually register.

What is
Where do I find open grant opportunities?
How do I download the application packet?


National Science Foundation (NSF)


All PIs and Co-PIs must be registered in FastLane. E-mail us for registration.

How to create a proposal
Allow OSP to view, edit, submit your proposal
Assign a PIN to a proposal
Updating a budget in FastLane
How to assign co-PIs to a proposal
How to submit a report
How to request a no-cost extension or supplemental funds
Requesting a change in scope, objective, or PI
How to complete an NSF collaborative proposal
Definitions of Categories of Personnel

eRA Commons


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

All PIs and Co-PIs must be registered in eRA Commons in order to submit NIH grants, even those being submitted through E-mail us for registration.

NIH Standard Submission Dates
NIH Basic Funding Mechanisms