Internal Awards



Please note that past awardees who did not submit a final report for a past award are not eligible to apply. 

Below please find guidelines and application for the FY2018 round.


All applications must be submitted using the Cayuse 424 proposal submission system. After completing the application per the guidelines above, please follow the directions below:

  1. Go to and log in using your MSU NetID and password.
  2. Click on Cayuse 424 and choose Proposals from the main menu.
  3. Select the Create Proposal button at the top of the screen.
  4. Click the radio button next to Other Proposal and then press the Create button.
  5. On the Create Proposal screen, fill in the following information:
    • Proposal Name: Enter FY18 Career Development_Last Name.
    • Principal Investigator: The applicant will search for his or her last name using the PI Search Box.
    • Organization: Select Montclair State University from the dropdown menu.
    • Default IDC Rate: Select On Campus_Salary and Wages from the dropdown menu.
    • # of Budget periods: Select 1.
    • Due Date: Enter 10/20/2017.
    • Validation Type: Leave this as Other - Minimal.
  6. On the left-hand side of the screen, under Proposal Summary, click on Documents.
  7. Click the Add button on the Supporting Documents Attachment Page. In the Upload attachment window, complete the following:
    • Name: Enter Career Development Application.
    • Source of PDF: Click the Browse button and select the application file from the applicant's computer.
    • Click the Upload button.
  8. On the left-hand side of the screen, select Routing & Approval. Click the button next to Edit Chain? and complete the following in the Edit Routing Chain window:
    • Click the green cross button under the applicant's name. Search for the last name of the applicant's Department Chair or Supervisor (Professional Staff) in the Search box. Select the correct person in the Search Results box and click the Add to Chain button at the bottom of the screen.
    • Click the Edit Chain button again and repeat the search process to add the applicant's Dean or Division Vice President (Professional Staff).
    • Repeat the search process again to add Catherine Bruno as the last person in the Routing Chain.
    • Click the Close Edit Chain Window button.
  9. Once the Routing Chain is complete (consisting of the applicant, applicant's Chair or Supervisor, applicant's Dean or Vice President, and Catherine Bruno), click the box next to the applicant's name to initiate the submission process.
  10. Once the application has been fully routed and received by ORSP, the applicant will receive and automated message from Cayuse that the routing process is complete.

For Cayuse 424 questions, please contact Sam Wolverton at or extension 3223.

Click here for the Past Internal Award Recipients List

For more information contact:

Catherine Bruno, Post Award Officer Ext. 6923 or email: