Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

DTSA FAQs

Faculty support cannot be requested from the DTSA; however, technical support is an allowable expense. 

The deadline for submission of DTSA applications is the second Monday in January.

The submission deadline time, as stated in the guidelines is 5PM, applications submitted after that time will not be considered.

There is no negative impact of asking for a budget up to the $50,000 limit. It is important to appropriately justify all costs associated with the requested grant award. Please note; however, that in evaluating the proposals the budget will be included in the review and it is possible that a proposal is recommended at a reduced amount.

Salary support for technical help is an appropriate budget request.

The reviewer’s comments on your application will be provided to each applicant.

The DTSA grants and their budgets do not need to be processed through your departmental grant office and should not go through ORA.

Failure to follow the guidelines as provided in the instructions for the DTSA grant submission can result in the Committee on Research returning your application without review.

Yes. The resubmission should be changed to address the reviewers’ comments and include a one page introduction that explains how the revision addresses the critiques.