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Office of Sponsored Projects

Hinman Box 6210
11 Rope Ferry Road #6210
Hanover, NH 03755
Phone: 603-646-3007
Fax: 603-646-3670
Email: sponsored.projects@dartmouth.edu
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Proposal Preparation

Routing and Approval

  • Effective March 18, 2015, all Dartmouth applications for external funding for research, training and other programs will be routed and reviewed electronically via our on-line system, RAPPORT
  • Proposals are routed to department grant managers, Chairs and other fiscal and Deans as needed
  • Documentation included in RAPPORT during routing include an overview of sponsored research proposal.
  • Proposal, budget page, human subjects approval (if applicable), animal use approval (if applicable), cost sharing/matching approval (if applicable), should be attached to routing form.
  • Requires on-line approval of Principal Investigators, Department Chair, Dean/Designee and Assistant Director of OSP.

Human Subjects

  • When Principal Investigator's plan using Human Subjects on a sponsored research proposal, they need to get prior approval by the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (also known as CPHS or IRB Group) before submitting sponsored research proposal.
  • Once the Principal Investigator receives approval to use Human Subjects, they get an approval letter from CPHS, the letter also provides a CPHS number.
  • CPHS approval letter needs to be included with Routing Form.
  • All sponsored research proposals (federal or non-federal) are charged a $1,500 IRB Fee after CPHS reviews the use of Human Subjects, expedited reviews are charged a $500 IRB Fee, regardless if the proposal is awarded.
  • Cannot set up a sponsored research PTAEO Account until we have IRB Approval.

Animals (IACUC)

  • When Principal Investigator's plan on using Animals on a sponsored research proposal, the Principal Investigator needs to get prior approval by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (also known as IACUC) before submitting a sponsored research proposal.
  • Once the Principal Investigator receives approval to use Animals, they get an approval letter from IACUC, the letter also provides an IACUC Number.
  • IACUC approval letter needs to be included with Routing Form.
  • No fees are charged to a sponsored research proposal for IACUC review.
  • Cannot set up a sponsored research PTAEO Account until we have IACUC Approval.

Environmental Health and Safety

  • If a Principal Investigator's proposed research involves using biological, chemical or radiation, they need to contact the Environmental Health & Safety Office.

Export Controls

  • During the proposal review and routing, Principal Investigators will be required to answer questions concerning the involvement with ITAR controlled technology, sensitive information or technology and other areas that might trigger export control regulations.

Revised March 21, 2015

Last Updated: 3/21/15