The text in this document can be used wherever a description of the University of Maine is needed. Updated April 8th, 2020.
Documents and Templates
Funding Opportunities Database
Pivot is an external searchable database of funding opportunities. It is available to all UMaine faculty, staff, and students.
Helpful Proposal Information
The Office of Research Administration maintains a webpage that has common information related to filling in grant application forms (e.g. DUNS number, Employer Identification Number, links to rates, etc..)
Institutional Data for Grant Applications
For data related to UMaine Admissions, Enrollment, Degrees Conferred, Retention and Graduation Rates, Student Credit Hours, Faculty Headcount, UMaine At a Glance, and the UMaine Common Data Set please visit the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment website.
National Science Foundation Approved Formats for Supplemental Documents
As of June 1st, 2020, all National Science Foundation biosketches and current & pending support forms must be completed in one of the following two ways:
Please feel free to contact us with any questions about these changes or how to use these tools. ORD staff is available to assist with both of these methods of completing supplemental documents.
Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) Samples
Broader Impacts Resources
Broader Impacts are one of two review criteria NSF expects proposals to address. Broader Impacts are the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired social outcomes.