Proposal Development Resources

The following mentoring plan templates have been provided by the Syracuse University Office of Research to aid in the preparation of your required plans for NSF proposals. As of May 20, 2024, mentoring plans are required for both Postdoctoral Scholars and Graduate Students. Please note that if you are including both Post Docs and Grad Students in your proposal, you must combine these plans into a single page. Please send any questions or feedback on these templates to

Post Doc Mentoring Plan Template.docx

Grad Student Mentoring Plan Template.docx

Below are a list of additional internal templates and helpful documents to support faculty.

Research Computing Resources.pdf

Templates and documents related to budget, external agreements, subrecipients, IP, and internal approvals may be found on the Office of Sponsored Programs resources page.