A continuation is the receipt of anticipated funds and/or time periods for a previously awarded project that does not require competition with other applicants.

Continuation Requests

To request a continuation in GMAS, from the segment home page, select “Actions” and then “Create request”. Follow the prompts to enter the required information before locking and routing.

Information Needed:

  • Proposed period of performance
  • Date due to sponsor, number of copies required (if hard copy) and mailing/electronic transmission instructions
  • Updated budget
  • Other information as required by the sponsor, department, or University

Continuation Request Roles and Responsibilities

  • The department holds primary responsibility for entering information in GMAS to formally request a continuation.
  • The OSP Awards Management team reviews continuation requests once the GMAS request has all required signatures.
  • The OSP Awards Management team submits to the sponsor and marks the request as submitted in GMAS.
  • If the continuation is approved, sponsor documentation is required. The Awards Management team reviews the notice, if required, and logs it to the Continuation request. 
  • The OSP Operations team initiates a revision on the GMAS account.
  • The OSP Awards Management team reviews and commits the revision to the account, generating an action memo that is sent to those listed on the Administrative team in GMAS.