Research & Economic Development

Research Toolkit

The research toolkit provides samples and templates for common proposal components, as well as information on the core facilities available at Tennessee Tech.  This page is a work in progress, so please let us know if you think of something to be added. 

  • Budget Justification

Budget Justification Sample and Best Practices

  • Core Facilities

Labs Available for Faculty and Student Use in Research

  • Data Management Plan

All Data Management Plans

NSF Data Management Plan

  • Letters of Support

Letter of Support Template (Word)

  • NSF Checklist

NSF Checklist External 2015

  • Proposal Preparation

Hazelrigg: Twelve Steps to a Winning Research Proposal

Life Cycle of a Grant and Proposal Preparation

Proposal Preparation

Why Proposals Aren't Funded

  • Subrecipients

Subrecipient Monitoring on Federal Awards

Subrecipient Checklist Form (NEW as of 5/10/2018)