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Scheduled Outage

Aug 17, 2022, 09:44 AM by Pamela Petty will be offline for scheduled maintenance from Friday, 9/23 (12:01 AM ET) through Thursday, 9/29 (11:59 PM ET). The following functions will be unavailable during the offline window:

  • Download of posted opportunities or updates
  • Submission of new grant proposals
  • Obtaining status updates on previously submitted proposals


Other key points to know about the offline status are as follows:

  • NIH released NOT-OD-22-190 stating that NIH and AHRQ due dates between 9/22/22 and 9/30/22 will move to 10/3/22.
  • Use the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts to search for and access opportunities, while Search is unavailable.
  • Continue preparing your application. ASSIST and some system-to-system solutions allow application initiation and preparation even when is offline.
  • PIs planning early NIH R01 submissions for the October 5 deadline should have their proposals ready no later than 5 PM on Tuesday, September 20 to meet the 2 Day OSP deadline for submission.
  • OSP staff will continue to support you and your department grant administrator during the maintenance period.


Please contact your OSP Pre-Award Analyst with any questions regarding federal grant proposal submissions in mid- to late September.       

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Sponsored by Research Services, the blog is set up to assist the UTMB research community by disseminating information from various sources in one reliable, relatable and easy to locate place.  Users will be able to find updates from NIH, UT System and UTMB as well as special events and lectures taking place at the University, Galveston and in the area. Available funding opportunities are also included and in most cases broken down by career level for convenience and searching ease.

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