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