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ADVANCED NOTICE - National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Limited Submission

The solicitation for the 2014 NSF MRI program is due to be released, with an anticipated submission date of January 22, 2015.  The number of proposals that can be submitted by SIUC is limited.

Go to our Announcement page for more information.


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From time to time, OSPA disseminates news about changes in proposal submission and award processing, compliance and grant opportunities.

To OPT IN, click on the Research Admin. Listserv button in Quick Links on this page.


Per NIH Guide Notice NOT-OD-13-097 ( NIH will soon mandate that all graduate and undergraduate students working on NIH projects for at least one person month or more have an NIH eRA Commons ID. The deadline for compliance is October 2014.  After this date RPPRs lacking the eRA Commons ID for undergraduate and graduate students will receive an error and the RPPR will not be accepted by the NIH.

To help with this process, please send an e-mail requesting the new eRA Commons ID to with the following information:  first name, last name, e-mail address, and role. Depending on the volume of requests OSPA will make every attempt to get an ID established within 7 business days. For more information see our announcements page.

FY2015 STATS through the month of August 2014

• 93 Awards received to date representing $17 million in funding.

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