This approval form must be completed when researchers apply for Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (PRF) Research Grants and Major Impact Projects. Please upload your complete grant application package, including your final proposal, PRF application form, ethics approval and supporting documents, ready for submission to the funder. The final step in the workflow will go to a UCT administrator who will submit the application to the PRF on your behalf.

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Visit UCT’s Research Portal and login to eRA.

From your Dashboard select “Add New Content  Award Management”  Project Application / Approval Request”.

Select Other Funding Schemes  Application Stage Approvals  Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (PRF).

 Enter all relevant project information under ‘Key Information’, attaching the proposal and PRF application form (if not already part of the proposal), along with all supporting documents, as required in the PRF application form.

Complete all sections under the ‘Resourcing, Ethics & Biosafety’ section as indicated.

 Click “save and close” to be prompted to progress your form to the next workflow step, the Final Faculty Approver, via the online system. The Final Faculty Approver is typically the Dean or Deputy Dean.

 Final Faculty Approver reviews and confirms if they are satisfied with the information provided, then either returns with a query or sends the approved form to the "Institutional Approval – Ready for submission by UCT" step.

 The Approval form is complete, and the funding application will be submitted by a UCT administrator.