CBMG Pre-Award Contact: Priyanka Vengataraman
1109H Microbiology Bldg, 4062 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20740
Ph: 301-405-5478 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For all Non-Funded agreements (NDA's, MOUs, Equipment Loan Agreement, Teaming and Data Use Agreement), please contact your Pre-award coordinator.
Who is Eligible to Be a Principal Investigator (PI):
All tenured/tenure-track faculty and research scientists can be Principal Investigators. Employees or appointees affiliated with the University of Maryland (i.e. adjunct faculty, graduate assistants, and postdoctoral associates) may be PIs with the endorsement of the Dean (or Associate Dean of Research) and must have an appointment in PHR. If you are unsure about your appointment status, please check with your Business Manager.
GRANTS.GOV PROPOSALS FOR NIH AND NSF: Completed and final budget, budget justification and documents that require internal approval by the sponsor must be routed to ORA at a minimum 6 days before application deadline for initial review. Completed application with final version of scientific proposal MUST be submitted to ORA 48 hours before application deadline.
OTHER PROPOSALS: Completed application with final version of scientific proposal must be submitted to ORA atleast 24 hours before application deadline.
PROPOSALS WHERE PI PROVIDES SUBMIT ACCESS TO ORA (e.g. NSF FastLane, NASA NSPIRES): Must have this access granted to the final proposal at least 24 hours before the deadline.
Limited Submission and Seed Grant Portal: Does not require ORA Routing. Please check the portal for limited submission funding opportunities, seed grant program and faculty incentive programs.
On March 12, NIH released announcement NOT-OD-21-073 concerning upcoming changes to the Biographical Sketch and Other Support Format page. It is critical for all NIH applicants and awardees, including PIs, senior/key personnel, and grants administrators, to read it in its entirety. NIH is also planning to release additional resources and training materials in the coming weeks.
The updated Biographical Sketch and Other Support format pages will be required for applications and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) submitted for due dates on or after May 25, 2021. In the meantime, we recommend that you bookmark these pages and begin to update your biosketch and other support:
Please note: NIH is requiring PIs and senior/key personnel to electronically certify that their Other Support information is true, complete and accurate to the best of their knowledge.