Uniformed Services University Medical Research Projects

The University is authorized by statue (10 U.S.C.

2113) to enter into grant agreements on a sole-source basis with the Henry M.

Jackson Foundation to carry out cooperative enterprises in medical research, medical consultation and medical education.

Agency - Department of Defense

The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States through five major areas: peacekeeping and war-fighting efforts, Homeland Security, evacuation and humanitarian causes.

Website Address


Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

USU"s mission is to conduct medical research and to educate and prepare outstanding scientists and health care practitioners for careers in service to our nation and partners with USU to provide world-class research and education.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Used for medical research and education grants.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Available to USU Scientists/Researchers.


No Credentials or documentation are required. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program.

Award Procedures

- PI directs funding info to USU Finance (FMG) who will initiate the USU award process
- FMG records & prepares funding acceptance documents and forwards to Sponsored Prog.
- USU Grants Office (GRT) reviews document and returns to FMG to complete acceptance
- GRT issues a notice letter to inform PI and awardee that funds have arrived
- Awardee sends official request for funds to GRT who prepares draft award for USU review
- GRT coordinates the internal review process (scientific, legal, and program analysis) of awardee"s official application. GRT obligates funds and sends fully executed award to awardee and PI.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


10 U.S.C. 2113 (J) (1) (A), Public Law 92-426.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days.


From 60 to 90 days.


From 60 to 90 days.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

30 - 90 days. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: OST reimbursement & advance payment.

Post Assistance Requirements


Program reports.

No cash reports are required.

Annual Progress Reports.

Expenditure reports.

No performance monitoring is required.


In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.


Annual Progress Reports on anniversary date of award.

Financial Information

Account Identification

97-1013-0-1-885 - Appropriation Code.


(Salaries) FY 12 $113,888,300; FY 13 est $21,148,584; and FY 14 Estimate Not Available - Estimates are the total amount of awarded dollars.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range: $50K - $80M
Average: $1.5M.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Ken Bell 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 Email: kbell@usuhs.mil Phone: 301-295-3861 Fax: 301-295-9536

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.

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