Under the hardship process, a sponsored project/grant can be established prior to actual receipt of the final award document. This permits work to begin in situations where:
A Hardship Authorization Request must be submitted to ORSP. This is initiated in the eResearch Proposal Management system.
The information required:
Upon receipt of the hardship request, Principal Investigators must confirm that the local compliance requirements are met before DRDA will establish the project/grant and short code. Specially, before ORSP will process the request:
Contact the appropriate ORSP Project Representative (Contact Information) as you initiate this process.
Although ORSP will continue to do their best to ensure that hardship accounts are set-up judiciously, it is ultimately the signing department that is financially responsible if for some reason the award is not received or received later than ninety days.
Last reviewed: March 5, 2010