NASA ROSES 2015 Clarifications, corrections and amendments

A number of corrections and clarifications have been made to the ROSES-15 Summary of Solicitation.

In response to comments from proposing organizations, the ROSES-2015 Summary of Solicitation has been modified in a few ways.


UNH Rate Sheet Update

The UNH Rate Sheet was revised March 17th to update fringe rates for FY16. Please use the new rates in proposals immediately. Contact your Grant and Contract Administrator with any questions.

Grace Period for Procurement – Federal Grants Awarded Subject to Uniform Guidance (2CFR200)

Universities have the option of delaying implementation of the changes in the procurement policy until July 1, 2016. USNH, and therefore all the campuses, will delay the implementation of the procurement requirements in 2CFR200 to allow for adequate time to make system changes and provide training. The election to delay the procurement requirements in 2CFR200 can be found at

NSF Revisions Exclude Canada and Mexico from Domestic Travel

The National Science Foundation has issued a draft of its updated Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (draft PAPPG), which will become effective December 26, 2014.  The PAPPG, in conjunction with NSF’s Grant General Conditions, serves as the Foundation’s implementation of 2 CFR § 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.

e-Routes Paperless Proposal Routing is Here!

The Research Computing Center is pleased to announce that Scott Troy, one of our system technologists, has successfully created e-Routes; a streamlined method that allows researchers at UNH to submit and route paperless proposals for internal approvals. e-Routes was created to save time for researchers and research faculty members by letting them submit and track the progress of their proposals online.

Drop-in Sessions at Dimond Library with Grant & Contract Administrators and Financial Research Administrators

Dimond Library Room 343, no appointment needed

SPA – Accounting and Financial Compliance Services

Sponsored Programs Administration, Accounting and Financial Compliance group (AFC) is the new name for the Financial Management Group (FMG). The accountants in this group are Financial Research Administrators (FRA’s). As of May 1, 2014 the FRA’s are assigned responsibilities based on specific UNH departments. Please refer to the Find Your FRA document on the UNH website.

Financial Research Administrators (FRA’s) provide

NSF Clarifies Policy on Abstracts and Titles

Understanding that abstracts and titles serve to justify the expenditure of federal funds to a broad public audience, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued Notice No. 136 in order to clarify its policy and promote awareness.

The notice describes two major components of the NSF Abstract:

NIH eSubmisson Basics - things to consider when submitting an application to NIH

  • Watch out for form fields required by NIH that are not marked required on federal-wide forms (e.g., credentials for PD/PIs and Organization for all entries on R&R Sr/Key Person Profile form; primary site DUNS on Project/Performance Sites form).
  • Use PDF format for all attachments. Follow PDF Guidelines.
  • Submit early – days, not minutes – to allow time to correct unforeseen errors.
  • Track your submission in the eRA Commons. Email can be unreliable.

Drop-in Sessions at Dimond Library with Grant & Contract Administrators and Financial Research Administrators

Dimond Library Room 343, no appointment needed



  • Drop-in between 11:00 and 12:00
  • A Grant and Contract Administrator (GCA) and a Financial Research Administrator (FRA) will be there to guide and assist you.
  • Have your research administration questions answered and needs met.
  • Wondering what services we offer? Come ask!
  • Don’t know where to start?  We’ll point you in the right direction!


See your GCA with any questions


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