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Office of the Vice President for Research
102 Anderson Hall
Manhattan KS, 66506



No matter its scope or field, research requires attention to detail and the ability to focus on the task — or tasks — at hand. To this end, important information related to Kansas State University proposal development and submission policies are listed below. It is our goal to provide you with clear, accurate information as quickly as possible.


VPR Recruitment Commitment Form (xlsx)

Current Policies

Lead Time Policy Statement (pdf)

Lead Time Policy for the Review, Processing and Submission of Proposals (pdf)

Facilities and Administrative Cost Policy Statement

Cost Share Commitments

Draft Policies

None at this time 

Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities, and Discovery Draft Policy Points of Contact

Contact your college or unit's associate dean for research or other individual responsible for research policies, collaborations, and activities.  

K-State Policies

University Handbook

Searchable handbook outlining policies, organization, and other guidelines for K-State faculty.

PreAward Services Policy and Procedures Manual

The official policy guide for PreAward Services

All University Policy and Procedures Manual

A guide to policies and procedures at K-State.

Other University Policies

General information and links for University publications and policies.