Electronic Signature and Approval Process (Currently DocuSign)

All proposals for external funding should be submitted using the electronic signature and approval process.

Research Administrative Services will not accept hard copies of proposal submissions without prior approval.

Click here to submit, to RAS, a proposal for a new project.

Click here to submit, to RAS, an application to continue the funding of an existing project.

The following guides are provided to assist with the submission and approval of research proposals through the electronic signature and approval process.


Proposal Submission Guide - Use for new projects.


Continuing Application Submission Guide


Reviewer/Approver Guide


Account Management Guide


Assistance with the use of DocuSign is available upon request. Contact RAS at (202) 806-4759.

 

Please keep in mind that RAS reserves the right to withdraw for consideration, any application received less than five full business days prior to its submission deadline date.