Proposal Submission Process

VCU School of Medicine proposal submission process for conducting research

Administrators: to request department-wide access to the RAMS-SPOT proposal submission system, please have your Department Administrator email and include the Fiscally Administering Unit for which you are requesting access.

Submit a Proposal

Manage an Award

Standard Operating Procedures

The School of Medicine Office of Research Administration has compiled a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) related to pre- and post-award research administration.  All departments, centers, and institutes are expected to review and adhere to these SOPs.  All final SOM Research Administration SOPs are publicly available on our website, here.

For additional guidance, visit our website on Management Expectations in SOM.

Get Help

You can email at any time if you need assistance or have questions regarding any aspect of grant proposal submission or award management.

Our Guide for New Research Administrators has comprehensive information for those new to (or just needing a refresher on) administering research at VCU.