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Several updates to links and forms have been added to the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) Forms and Tools webpage. Please review the summary below.


Correction to the Budget Revision Form – version dated 4/8/2020

This form is used to request a budget revision for all projects. A correction was made to the form so that the “Total Change” field calculates to equal zero..

Proposal Related

Updated Sample Template for NIH Other Support – version dated 4/1/2020

The UNC sample template provides a detailed list of the required elements for NIH Other Support that are currently not identified in the NIH template forms. These requirements were communicated in NIH Notice NOT-OD-19-114. This updated sample contains examples for all requirements.

Link to NSF-Approved Formats for Current and Pending Support

NSF requires information on all current and pending support for ongoing projects and proposals. Detailed information about the content is available in the PAPPG, Chapter, II.C.2.h. A set of FAQs related to current and pending support is also available.

Link to NIH Biosketch Format Pages

Biosketches are required in both competing applications and progress reports. Find instructions, blank format pages, and sample biosketches here.

Link to the NSF-Approved Formats for the Biographical Sketch

NSF requires a biographical sketch (limited to two pages) for each individual identified as senior personnel. Detailed information about the content is available in the PAPPG, Chapter II.C.2.f.

Letter of Intent (LOI) Templates for Incoming/Outgoing Subagreements

The existing MS-Word versions have been updated for both these templates. Coming soon, OSR will be releasing both LOI templates as a fillable smart form.


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