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Application Guidelines & Procedures

The FY25 application cycle for the QOL is now open! See the FY25 Pre-Award tab below for required forms, applicant training dates, and instructions on how to submit your application. 

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Proposals are scored by reviewers using the following rubric: QOL Scoring Rubric (PDF).

Event Date Location Status/Comments
Request for Proposal Issued and Applications Open November, 2023

 Application trainings will be available from OSP at 12pm on November 14th and 30th. Email with questions

Proposal Deadline for Applicants January 22, 2024

Electronic proposals submitted via Cayuse are due no later than 5:00 p.m.

Link to Cayuse

Review of proposals completed March 29, 2024 QOL Reviewers enter proposals ratings online
Final award selections are made by the president April 2024   Proposal scores submitted to President
Awardees notified May 2024   Awardees are notified via notification letters
QOL projects commence July 1, 2024   Earliest date awards may begin
Please direct any questions to us, email:



FY 2025 Application Link to Cayuse

Please review RFP for proposal content

11/2023 Cayuse Link

FY 2025 Request for Proposal

FY 2025 RFP coming Fall 2023


Adobe Acrobat PDF

Deans Commitment Form

(Complete this required form and upload to Cayuse per RFP instructions)


Adobe Acrobat PDF

QOL Scoring Rubric

11/2023 Adobe Acrobat PDF

QOL Application (Cayuse) Instructions


Adobe Acrobat PDF

QOL Application Form

(Complete this required form and upload to Cayuse per RFP instructions)

11/2023 Adobe Acrobat PDF

QOL Applicant Training

(Scheduled for November 14th and 30th, 2023 at 12pm, EST. Recordings of the sessions will be posted here once concluded)


Nov. 14 Training

Nov. 30 Training

Proposal Development Assistance by NSU Librarians

11/2022 Proposal Development
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