Electronic Signature and Approval Process

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.

Use an option below to to submit, to RAS, a proposal for a new project.

  • If you are the PI completing this application, Click Here.

  • If you are completing this application on behalf of a PI, Click Here.

Use an option below to submit, to RAS, an application to continue the funding of an existing project.

  • If you are the PI completing this application, Click here.

  • If you are completing this application on behalf of a PI, Click Here.

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


New Project Proposal Submission Guide


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.