NIH Administrative Supplements

The NIH periodically allows submissions for administrative supplements to existing awards intended for the purchase of major equipment. BMC faculty have made several successful requests over the past few years. These submissions are made directly through eRA Commons, though a WISPER record is still required. The following documents are required for submission:

Administrative Supplement Components

wdt_ID Grant Component Length Limit
1 Research Strategy N/A; generally 1-3 pages
2 Specific Aims 1 page
3 Abstract 30 lines
4 PI Biosketch 5 pages
5 Recent Equipment Quote from Vendor N/A
6 Budget Justification N/A
7 Letters of Support for Matching Funds N/A
Grant Component Length Limit

For additional detail on the submission process and to get started, please contact Taylor Cluff (tcluff@wisc.edu).