Research Service Center

The Research Service Center (RSC) serves as the major resource and support to USM faculty, staff, and students involved in externally-funded research projects. Learn more about Research Service Center.

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Intent to Propose Form

The Intent to Propose Form is an electronic form that gathers all the information about your proposal in one place.
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Data Frequently Requested for Proposals

Proposals are submitted to sponsors by the University of Southern Maine on behalf of individual investigators. This page contains relevant information for proposals.

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Finding Funding

The RSC can help you in the pre-proposal stage as you develop a concept and seek out funding opportunities to implement your research.

Developing and Submitting Your Proposal

RSC staff are in place to help you as the Principal Investigator (PI) get your proposal developed, completed, and submitted to the funder.

Managing Your Grant

The RSC is your point of contact for managing all aspects of your grant, from start to closeout.

Compliance and Auditing

Both the RSC and the Office of Research Integrity and Outreach are here to ensure that your research project complies with all applicable regulatory standards.