Endorsement Form

Endorsement Form

Endorsement Form

Required Documents

Upcoming Select Grant Deadlines

 

The Endorsement Form is:

  • The internal mechanism utilized to obtain the necessary research project information in order to process a proposal to a sponsor. For Grants.gov submissions, RAPSS should be used to complete the Endorsement Form, the PDF version is NOT required. For ALL other proposal submissions, the PDF Endorsement Form should be completed and sent to your ORSP Grants Specialist.

  • A detailed, binding documentation between the department and ORSP where all appropriate signatures from the PI, Director/Chair, Dean, and ORSP Specialist must be obtained prior to submission of a proposal or award. When animal or human research, stem cells, or biohazardous materials are involved, ORSP will obtain signatures from the appropriate Compliance officer.

  • Required for all proposals, awards (new and non-competing), contracts, and clinical trials.  For new awards, all signatures are required.  For non-competing continuations, ORSP only requires the PI signature.  Department policies may require additional signatures for non-competing continuations.

The Fully Signed/Executed Endorsement Form:

  • Ensures a proposed project is complete and consistent with the missions and policies of the department, college, and the university

  • Outlines all applicable proposal information for grants, contracts, MOA, MOU, Cooperative Agreements, and any other type of proposed submissions.

A Completed and Signed Endorsement Form

  • Is required 5 business days prior to the sponsor deadline date of any proposal for sponsored funding with the PI signature

  • Is required 2 business days prior to sponsor deadline date of any proposal for sponsored funding with all applicable department, chair, etc. signatures

In addition to the Endorsement Form, the following documents are required for submission at the 5 and 2 business day deadlines:

Documents Requested at Five (5) Busines Day Deadline Documents Requested at Two (2) Business Day Deadline
Completed Endorsement Form with PI signature and working project title Completed Endorsement Form with all required signatures and final project title
Sponsor's guidelines
Final proposal excluding final science

Final Science, which may include:

  • Project Summary/Abstract
  • Project Narrative
  • Bibliography & References Cited
  • Facilities & Other Resources
  • Specific Aims
  • Research Strategy
  • Resource Sharing Plan(s)
Final budget with budget justification

Subaward documents (if applicable):

  • Budget
  • Budget Justification
  • SOW
  • Letter of Committment

Completed COI Disclosure Form

For Investigators that submit conflict of interest disclosures through eCOI or the Rutgers COI system, a disclosure must be on file and active (submitted within the last 12 months) at the time of proposal submission.  A new disclosure is not required.  For Investigators in RBHS that do not submit disclosures through eCOI, an updated paper conflict of interest form is required two (2) business days before the proposal submission deadline

The Endorsement Form is a fillable PDF form. This form can be downloaded and completed and then saved to your computer for future use. Tab from field to field for quicker completion as well as to ensure that no fields are missed. Fields highlighted in red are required information and will prevent saving of the form until completed.

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the Endorsement Form, please contact your ORSP Grants Specialist.

Upcoming Select Grant Deadlines

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR JULY THRU SEPTEMBER 2015
*All new applications being submitted to Federal agencies through Grants.gov must be submitted through RAPSS. 
  ORSP Internal Deadline  
SPONSOR NAME

5 Day Pre-Review       

Due by 12:00pm (noon)  

2 Day Final Review    

Due by 12:00pm (noon)

Sponsor Deadline              

Changes Due by 12:00pm (noon)

September      
Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards Scientific Interface Preproposal August 26, 2015 August 31, 2015 September 2, 2015
CDMRP - Breast Cancer Research Program 3 - LOI     September 18, 2015
CDMRP - DMRD Program - Methodologies for Neurplasticity - LOI     September 10, 2015
CDMRP - Reconstructive Transplant Research Program - LOI     September 16, 2015
Concern Foundation - Conquer Cancer Now Award - LOI NA NA September 9, 2015
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Physician/Scientist Award September 2, 2015 September 7, 2015 September 9, 2015
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Clinical Investigator Award September 2, 2015 September 7, 2015 September 9, 2015
Department of Defense - Neuroplasticity - Pre Application September 3, 2015 September 8, 2015 September 10, 2015
Department of Health and Human Services - Discovery of Genetic Basis of Monogenic Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders - LOI September 14, 2015 September 17, 2015 September 21, 2015
Department of State - Network to Support the LGBT Community August 28, 2015 September 2, 2015 September 4, 2015
Epilepsy Foundation - New Therapy, Epilepsy Innovation September 23, 2015 September 28, 2015 September 30, 2015
Epilepsy Foundation - Targeted Research Initiative September 7, 2015 September 10, 2015 September 14, 2015
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - Artificial Pancreas Therapies - LOI NA NA September 22, 2015
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Career Development Program August 25, 2015 August 28, 2015 September 1, 2015
Lymphoma Research Foundation - Young Investigator Grants August 26, 2015 August 31, 2015 September 2, 2015
Lymphoma Research Foundation - Follicular Lymphoma Pathways August 26, 2015 August 31, 2015 September 2, 2015
National Institutes of Health - AIDS & AIDS Related Applications July 31, 2015 August 3, 2015 September 7, 2015
National Institutes of Health - P series, T series, D series, R18, U18, R25, C06, UC6, G07, G08, G11, G12, G13, G20, R24, S06, S11, S21, S22, SC1, SC2, SC3, UG1, U10, U19, U24, U2C, U41, U42, U45, U54, U56 (all) September 18, 2015 September 23, 2015 September 25, 2015
National Institutes of Health - R41, R42, R43, R44, U43, U44, SB1, UB1 August 28, 2015 September 2, 2015 September 5, 2015
New Jersey Department of Human Services - Dual Diagnosis of Serious Mental Illness and Developmental Disability September 23, 2015 September 28, 2015 September 30, 2015
New Jersey Department of Human Services - Medicare Special Benefits Assistance  September 4, 2015 September 9, 2015 September 11, 2015
Paralyzed Veterans of America - Spinal Cord Research August 25, 2015 August 27, 2015 September 1, 2015

 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2015
*All new applications being submitted to Federal agencies through Grants.gov must be submitted through RAPSS. 
  ORSP Internal Deadline  
SPONSOR NAME

5 Day Pre-Review 

Due by 12:00pm (noon)

2 Day Final Review 

Due by 12:00pm (noon)

Sponsor Deadline 

Changes Due by 12:00pm (noon)

October      
American Cancer Society October 8, 2015 October 13, 2015 October 15, 2015
Brain Research Foundation September 24, 2015 September 29, 2015 October 1, 2015
BrightFocus Foundation - Alzheimer's Disease Research Grant October 6, 2015 October 9, 2015 October 13, 2015
CMDRP- Reconstructive Transplant Research Program October 7, 2015 October 12, 2015 October 14, 2015
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - CFF/NIH Unfunded Grant Award October 23, 2015 October 28, 2015 October 31, 2015
Department of Health and Human Services - Addiction Research on Waterpipe Tobacco - LOI     October 13, 2015
Department of Health and Human Services - Discovery of Genetic Basis of Monogenic Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders October 13, 2015 October 16, 2015 October 20, 2015
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation September 28, 2015 October 1, 2015 October 5, 2015
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - Beta Cell Replacement Therapies - LOI October 8, 2015 October 13, 2015 October 15, 2015
National Institutes of Health - R01, U01 (new) September 28, 2015 October 1, 2015 October 5, 2015
National Institutes of Health - K series (new) October 5, 2015 October 8, 2015 October 12, 2015
National Institutes of Health - R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 (new) October 9, 2015 October 14, 2015 October 16, 2015
National Institutes of Health - R15 (all) October 19, 2015 October 22, 2015 October 25, 2015
New Jersey Commission on Brain Injury Research (NJCBIR) September 28, 2015 October 1, 2015 October 5, 2015
Stony Wold  Herbert Fund - Respiratory Disease Research Grant October 8, 2015 October 13, 2015 October 15, 2015
Stony Wold Herbert Fund - Fellowships October 8, 2015 October 13, 2015 October 15, 2015
November      
American Association for Cancer Research - Transformative Cancer Research November 16, 2015 November 19, 2015 November 23, 2015
American Heart Association - Strategically Focused Research Network  November 10, 2015 November 13, 2015 November 17, 2015
BrightFocus Foundation - Macular Degeneration Research November 17, 2015 November 20, 2015 November 24, 2015
BrightFocus Foundation - National Glaucoma Research October 27, 2015 October 30, 2015 November 3, 2015
Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Award for Medical Sci November 5, 2015 November 10, 2015 November 12, 2015
Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Infectious Disease October 29, 2015 November 3, 2015 November 5, 2015
CDMRP - Breast Cancer Research Program 1 & 2 - LOI     November 18, 2015
Department of Defense - Medical Decision Aids November 11, 2015 November 16, 2015 November 18, 2015
Department of Health and Human Services - Addiction Research on Waterpipe Tobacco November 13, 2015 November 18, 2015 November 20, 2015
Epilepsy Foundation - Pre/Post Doc Fellowships, Junior Investigator - LOI NA NA November 6, 2015
National Institutes of Health - R01, U01 (renewal, resubmission, revision) October 29, 2015 November 3, 2015 November 5, 2015
National Institutes of Health - K series (renewal, resubmission, revision) November 5, 2015 November 9, 2015 November 12, 2015
National Institutes of Health - R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 (renewal, resubmission, revision) November 9, 2015 November 12, 2015 November 16, 2015
New Jersey Department of Children and Families - Mental Healthcare Pilot Program November 5, 2015 November 10, 2015 November 12, 2015
December      
CDMRP - Breast Cancer Research Program 1 & 2  November 25, 2015 November 13, 2015 December 2, 2015
CDMRP - Breast Cancer Research Program 3 - Invited Apps December 14, 2015 December 17, 2015 December 21, 2015
CDMRP - DMRD Program - Methodologies for Neuroplasticity December 10, 2015 December 15, 2015 December 17, 2015
Concern Foundation - Conquer Cancer Now Award December 2, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 9, 2015
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation - Physician Scientist Training Award December 24, 2015 December 27, 2015 December 1, 2015
Department of Defense - Neuroplasticity  December 15, 2015 December 18, 2015 December 22, 2015
Department of Defense - Health Informatics  November 24, 2015 November 27, 2015 December 1, 2015
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - Artificial Pancreas Therapies  November 24, 2015 November 27, 2015 December 1, 2015
New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research (NJCSCR)  December 3, 2015 December 8, 2015 December 10, 2015
National Institutes of Health - F Series Fellowships  December 1, 2015 December 4, 2015 December 8, 2015
National Institutes of Health - R13, U13  December 4, 2015 December 9, 2015 December 12, 2015
National Institutes of Health - F31 Diversity Fellowship  December 4, 2015 December 9, 2015 December 13, 2015

A more extensive list can be downloaded here.

 

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