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 at 12pm noon 5 business days prior to the sponsor deadline date of any proposal for sponsored funding with the PI signature

  • Is required at 12pm noon 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) Business 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 Disclosure in eCOI:

Investigators must have an eCOI disclosure on file and active (submitted within the last 12 months) at the time of proposal submission. A new disclosure is not required.

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 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)

December    
CDMRP - Breast Cancer Research Program 3 - Invited Apps December 14, 2015 December 17, 2015
CDMRP - DMRD Program - Methodologies for Neuroplasticity December 10, 2015 December 15, 2015
Concern Foundation - Conquer Cancer Now Award December 2, 2015 December 7, 2015
Department of Defense - Neuroplasticity  December 15, 2015 December 18, 2015
New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research (NJCSCR)  December 3, 2015 December 8, 2015
National Institutes of Health - F Series Fellowships  December 1, 2015 December 4, 2015
National Institutes of Health - R13, U13  December 4, 2015 December 9, 2015
National Institutes of Health - F31 Diversity Fellowship  December 4, 2015 December 9, 2015

 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR JANUARY THROUGH MARCH 2016
*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)

January    
Bone and Joint Initiative - Young Investigators Initiative January 8, 2016 January 13, 2016
Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards Scientific Interface December 24, 2015 January 6, 2015
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - Beta Cell Replacement Therapies  December 24, 2015 January 6, 2016
Muscular Dystrophy Association  January 22, 2016 January 27, 2016
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) January 18, 2015 January 21, 2015
National Institutes of Health - AIDS & AIDS-Related Applications December 24, 2015 January 5, 2016
National Institutes of Health - R41, R42, R43, R44, U43, U44, SB1, UB1 December 21, 2015 December 24, 2015
February    
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation - Clinical Investigator Award January 26, 2016 January 29, 2016
Epilepsy Foundation - Pre/Post Doc Fellowships, Junior Investigator February 8, 2016 February 11, 2016
National Institutes of Health - R01, U01 (new) January 29, 2016 February 3, 2016
National Institutes of Health - K series (new) February 5, 2016 February 10, 2016
National Institutes of Health - R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 (new) February 9, 2016 February 12, 2016
National Institutes of Health - R15 (all) February 18, 2016 February 23, 2016
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Research Grants January 28, 2016 February 2, 2016
Paralyzed Veterans of America - Education and Training January 25, 2016 January 28, 2016
March    
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation - Fellowship March 8, 2016 March 11, 2016
Stony Wold-Herbert Fund - Community Service Grants February 23, 2016 February 26, 2016
Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in Neurosciences January 23, 2016 January 26, 2006
National Institutes of Health - R01, U01 (renewal, resubmission, revision) February 29, 2016 March 3, 2016
National Institutes of Health - K series (renewal, resubmission, revision) March 7, 2016 March 10, 2016
National Institutes of Health - R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 (renewal, resubmission, revision) March 9, 2016 March 14, 2016

 

Software Requirements

Please note that the Endorsement Form should not be opened and/or completed in your web browser. Please save the file to your desktop or a folder on your computer. The file should be opened in either Acrobat Reader, or the full version of Adob Acrobat. The Endorsement form should be compatible with Adobe Acrobat version 9.1 and higher. If you are using a version of the software prior to 9.1, the form may not be able to be completed as intended.

To download the file to your desktop, please do the following.

1) Right click on the link for the Endorsement Form
2) Click on the action to "Save Link As..." (it may also appear as "Save Target As..." or "Save File As...")
3) In the dialog box, choose the location on your computer that you would like to save the file to
4) Click "Save"

Acrobat Reader

The link for the most recent version of Adobe Acrobat is listed below.

Adobe Reader is free and can downloaded from here