Applications

Please note that the Pricing Team requires three working days to approve an application.

This process applies only to applications which require institutional approval. For other applications please see specific guidance.

STEP 1. Department/Academic/Hub

The budget figures from the Costing & Awards Tool (C&AT) record are entered into the relevant application system by the Department/Academic/Hub. When the application is finalised Department/Academic/Hub presses submit (this process can differ between funders). An email is sent from the funder to the Head of Department.

C&AT status: COSTING APPROVED


STEP 2. Head of Department (or delegated approver)

An email alert is received by the Head of Department (or delegated approver) (this process can differ between funders). the Head of Department (or delegated approver) checks key details of the application and presses approve on the application system.

C&AT status: COSTING APPROVED


STEP 3. Pricing Team

A notification of the application awaiting submission is received by the Pricing Team. The Pricing Team check the application against key criteria and review the C&AT record (note: the criteria changes slightly from funder to funder). Once checked, Pricing Team issue the application for institutional approval.

C&AT status: COSTING APPROVED


STEP 4. Institutional Signatory

Authorised institutional signatories check applications at 11am and 3pm each day.

C&AT status: COSTING APPROVED


STEP 5. Pricing Team

On confirmation from an authorised institutional signatory the Pricing Team submits the application.

C&AT status: APPLICATION AUTHORISED