The application should contain the following:
- Letter justifying the need for bridge funds which includes:
- Title, NIH number, and UTHSC account (R07) number of interrupted grant
- Requested bridge fund start and end dates (one-year period)
- Amount of bridge request, budget allocation, and pertinent information regarding budget (i.e., personnel, supplies requested)
- Timeline of re-submission for extramural funds to NIH
- Outline of other funds such as endowments or other grants currently funded with dates of funding, source of funding, and amounts/yr.
- Statement at end of letter: I certify that I have applied for extramural funds on [date] and will continue to reapply within the next 12 months.
- PI signature
- Letter should be addressed to Lawrence M. Pfeffer, Ph.D., Interim Vice Chancellor for Research
- Specific Aims of expired grant
- Grant publications by PI
- NIH Summary Statement of continuation grant with reviewer critiques and score
- PIs proposed response to the critique
- PIs full CV
- Letter from PIs Chair confirming information provided is correct, to the best of their knowledge, and outlining their opinion of possibility of future funding on this project.
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