Submit an online coversheet

Submit your coversheet online, or view current research funding.

Coversheet purpose

The purpose of the coversheet is to:

  • confirm the relevant Head of School, Research Centre Director and Dean (Research) support for the project and the University contributions—such as researcher time, equipment and space.
  • collect data for use in HERDC , ERA and ABS reporting, and to assist with collection of research centre and school performance
  • verify the project has received ethics clearance (where required).

Griffith University policy requires a Research Grant Application Coversheet to be submitted to the Office for Research for each application for external competitive research grant funding administered by the Office for Research.

The coversheets are submitted online through RIMS and the system will workflow the approvals to ensure the grant is recorded by the University once approved. Once the coversheet has been approved by all parties in the approval path, a record of your application will then be created in the Office for Research RIMS database. (Please ensure that the final submitted copy of the application is attached to the coversheet).

PLEASE NOTE: A Research Grant Application Coversheet is only required to be completed for "External Research Grants" administered by the Office for Research. For grant funding administered by other Offices (e.g. Griffith Enterprise, Development and Alumni, Griffith International) please forward your enquiry direct to the Office looking after the grant for assistance with their process and what is required.

The coversheets for competitive research grant funding through the Office for Research is titled Research Grant Application Coversheet in RIMS . The coversheet for consulting and commercial research, which are administered by Griffith Enterprise, is titled CCR coversheet.

Overhead Exception and Exemption Codes

Information relating to Overhead Exception and Exemption Codes, please refer the the Research Grant Overheads Charge Guidelines, for further information please discuss further with your Preaward or Postaward Research Grants Officer.

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