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Sponsored Project Administration - SPA

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Prior Approvals

Prior approval is often required for the following situations:

  • Principal Investigator and/or Key Personnel redcution of committed effort by 25% or more
    • Example: If committed effort was 20% but actual effort is 12.5%, this represents a reduction of 37.5% and would require prior approval
  • The three (3) month absence of Princnipal Investigator and/or Key Personnel from grant
  • Change in scope of the project
  • Significant changes in the project budget - see individual award documents for specific guidance
  • Deviation from award terms and conditions
  • All sponsor requests for prior approval shoould be routed through the approprioate administrator in SPA

Last modified June 27 2011 02:29 PM

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