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No-Cost Extension Request Instructions

If a VPR-funded grant (including VPR-funded Seed Grants, RIF funds, and URC grants) cannot be completed in the initial award period due to unusual circumstances, the Investigator can submit one No-Cost Extension (NCE) request to be reviewed by the Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR). The VPR Office reserves the right to deny a NCE that does not meet the requirements below and/or is not a well-justified and reasonable request.

To request a no-cost extension on your grant, please use the Submit a Request webform below. Questions can be directed to