Proposal Management: Award Modification Workspace (ORSP)


The Award Modification workspace is the home page for all information about an Award Modification. From the workspace you can view modification details, view the current state of the modification, and complete necessary activities on the modification.

The Award Modification workspace can be accessed by individuals attached to the award, including the Principal Investigator (PI), Project Team Personnel, Reviewers, and ORSP.

The Main tab as viewed by ORSP is used as an example of an Award Modification workspace in this document.

Award Modification Workspace

A Current State - Displays the current state of the Award Modification.
B Edit/View Award Modification Worksheet – Edit or view the Award Modification information. Only those users with Edit rights can edit.
C Print Worksheet – View the Award Modification worksheet information on a single page.

Activities – A list of various activities that can be performed on the modification. The list of available activities depends on the state of the Award Modification and your role(s). The activities may include:

  • Cancel Modification - cancel the Award Modification
  • Manage Hold - place and remove an Award from a state of "Hold"
  • PR Signoff - Project Representative signoff of an Award or Award Modification
  • Edit Staff Notes - communicate between PR and Support Staff
  • Post a Comment - post comments and attach documents
  • Request Ancillary Review - from COI Personnel, COI RAR, HPSCRO, RPC
E Award Title – The name of the Award.
F Award MOD ID – The identification number of the Award Modification. Each modification gets its own ID.
G Status map – Diagram of the Award Modification’s state and progression through the workflow. Traffic signals/colors indicate progress and where action is required.
H Staff Notes – If any Staff Notes were added, they will display under the Status map.
I Tabs – Tabs organize the Award Modification workspace into the following pages. Some tabs may display under the More... tab.
  • Main – Displays the high-level details of the Award Modification, such as Project Team personnel, Prime Sponsor, Direct Sponsor, Modification Type, Administrative Change Type(s), Description of changes, Parent Award, and Date Created.
  • Activity History - A list of the recent activity performed on the modification, including the action, who performed the action and the date. Click the activity name to view more detailed information. Documents added via the Post a Comment activity will also show here.
  • Compliance - Displays applicable conflict of interest disclosure, PEERRS, and international engagement info.
  • Change Log - Logs changes on the modification by Activity, Author and Date. Click on a Change Log to open a window with highlighted changes.
  • Attachments - Lists associated Award Modification Documents, Modification Supporting Documents, and ORSP Staff Documents.
J Workspace messages display here.
K Compliance Status of applicable approvals, e.g., IACUC, IBC, Export Controls display here. 


Last Updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2023