Administrative supplements are additional funds provided to active awards in order to conduct or support further research within the scope and timeline of the current award.
How can I apply?
Recipients can apply by following the instructions provided in the notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for the administrative supplement. Before submitting a request for an administrative supplement, it is strongly advised that you contact your program officer (PO) to discuss the scientific rationale for a supplement request and program eligibility. Applicants can find their PO's contact info in eRA Commons.
Visit the Administrative Supplements page to learn about types of administrative supplements and how to find active administrative supplement funding opportunities.
Administrative Supplements Reporting Requirements
If you have an active administrative supplement, be sure to report on the progress attributed to the supplement in Section B of the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR). Visit the Reporting Requirements page for more information.