Proposal Submissions:

  1. University administrative review packages (RAMSeS at UNC-CH; PINS at NCSU) must be submitted 8 business days prior to sponsor deadline or proposal will not be submitted.
  2. Complete Proposals (including final Research Plans) will be due to the Department 4 business days prior to sponsor deadline or proposal will not be submitted.
  3. All proposal budgets must use at least the minimum BME Graduate Research Assistant annual stipend rate. Partial appointments will be acceptable.
  4. Appeals or requests for exceptions from Department Proposal Submission policies will be submitted to, and decided by, BME Chair or Associate Chair.

Grant Management

  1. Sponsored Research pay source changes deemed excessive will be referred to BME Chair or Associate Chair for approval. For example; multiple pay source changes for an individual in a 3-month period may be excessive.
  2. Retroactive changes of Sponsored Research expenses deemed excessive will be referred to BME Chair or Associate Chair for approval. These examples may be excessive: retroactive personnel actions; moving multiple costs from one source to another; and changing expenses more than 3-months old.
  3. Student appointments to current funding sources not requested at least1 month before the desired start or continuation date will be referred to the BME Chair or Associate Chair for approval.
  4. At their discretion, BME administrative Staff may refer any request for an unusual grant management action to the BME Chair or Associate Chair for approval.