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Primary Department Official Approves the Application

The Primary Department Official will examine the funding application for scientific approval, for use of department resources, and effort.

Role:  Primary Department Official (PDO)


  1. After logging into eBridge, select My Home from the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
  2. Make sure the Primary Department Official (PDO) role is selected from the top-left corner.
  3. Select the Funding Proposal Name from My Inbox tab.
  4. Review the funding application from the “Funding Proposal Workspace”
    1. To review the funding proposal:
      1. Select the Printer-Friendly Version button from the left column.
    2. To review the primary budget:
      1. Scroll down to the middle of the “Funding Proposal Workspace” page to find the Project Information Links section.
      2. Select the Costs Per Period link.
    3. To review the science:
      1. Scroll down to the bottom of the “Funding Proposal Workspace” page & select the Attachments tab.
      2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to review the attachments.
  5. After completing the review, you have two choices: 1) Request Changes, or 2) Approve the Application:
    1. If you want to “Request Changes”, select the Request Changes link from the left column in the Funding Proposal Workspace.
      1. Enter your requests in the Comments section.
      2. Click OK.
      3. An email will be sent to the PI, PT, BS & PDA.
      4. The PI will submit the changes back to the Primary Department Official.
      5. Review the changes.
      6. The application is ready for PDO approval.
    2. If are ready to “Approve the Application”, select the PDO Approve Application link from the left column in the Funding Proposal Workspace:
      1. Review the attestation.
      2. Select the checkbox.
      3. Click OK.


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