Welcome to the pre-award service center! Our team is prepared to collaborate with you in providing our expertise and guidance on your upcoming proposal submission. Our services range from grant/contract preparation support to budget preparation to proposal submission through our Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP).

Helpful links

Funding opportunities

Budget Template (DRAFT)

Pre-award team

For proposal submission, please contact the following.

Pre-award requests


Anita Connelly
Assistant Director of Research Administration
Office: 6111 Scott Hall
Phone: 412.268.6836

Rhonda Kloss
Director of Sponsored Research Administration
Office: 6105 Scott Hall
Phone: 412.268.5214

Amber MacCarthy
Research Administrator
Office: 6111 Scott Hall
Phone: 412.268.1433
Proposal Preparation

Jacob Stempky, CRA
Research Administrator
Office: 6103 Scott Hall
Phone: 412.268.9950
Proposal Preparation