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Overview

The Office of Research Affairs (ORA) provides support for research being conducted at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). The ORA serves as a "research hub" to assist faculty in expanding collaborative, innovate research that will lead to an increased number of novel competitive grant applications to a variety of funding agencies. The ORA staff provides a wide-range of services to SOM faculty.

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Grant Submission Policy

The UMSOM requires the following:

  • All NIH grant front pages be submitted to the ORA by 5 pm, seven (7) business days prior to the grant deadline.
  • The proposal text be submitted in final form to Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) by 5pm five (5) business days prior to the grant deadline.

Internal Grant Routing Policy
UMSOM policies and procedures for grant routing & submissions.


Upcoming NIH Deadlines 

2022 Standard NIH Deadlines
A complete list of internal routing deadlines for standard NIH due dates.

November 12th: Renew/Resub K Series

  • November 3 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • November 7 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

 

November 16th: Renew/Resub R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3

  • November 7 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • November 9 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

 

December 8th: all F series

  • November 29 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • December 1 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

 

December 12th: all R13 & U13

  • December 1 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • December 5 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

 

January 7th, 2023: all AIDS-related

  • January 2 by 5pm: all proposal elements finalized and submitted to SPA.
  • Front pages and budget items submitted to ORA by this date.

 

January 25th, 2023: all P-series, R18, U18, R25, T series, D series, construction grants:

  • January 13 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • January 18 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

 

February 5th, 2023: new R01 and U01

  • January 26 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • January 30 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

 

February 12th, 2023: new K series

  • February 2 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • February 6 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

 

February 16th, 2023: new R03, R21, R21/R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2, UH3

  • February 7 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • February 9 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

 

 


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