Pre-submission Proposal Review Program

Draft proposal reviews by an external consulting firm is available to WVU faculty PIs. The review is conducted by a Washington, DC-based consulting firm with proposal expertise. Proposals for review are submitted through the West Virginia EPSCoR Office in Charleston through the WVU Office of the Associate Vice President for Research. All reviews are returned to the PI in time to make revisions prior to submission. Proposals must be submitted for review one month in advance of the federal agency submission date.

When requesting an external review:

  1. Submit the proposal in Word format
  2. Include the original RFP or solicitation notice
  3. Complete the review request sheet

To request an external review, click below, fill out the form and email to

External Review Request Form

For additional information, contact the Office of the Associate Vice president for Research and Economic Development at 304 293 5913.