eSNAP Submissions will be due to HSSPPO/OCGA 10 days prior to the Agency Deadline. It is very important to meet HSSPPO/OCGA’s dateline enabling them to have enough time to resolve any unforeseen on-line submission problems for the successful submission of your proposal.

eSNAP Proposal Preparation:

eRA Commons Registration:

    • Principal Investigators (PIs) and Assistants must register for the NIH eRA Commons. Please contact Sara Kaup ( for registration information.

    • PIs MUST designate their Fund Managers and Assistants PI Delegation in order to be able to assist with the eSNAP.

    • Instructions fo PI Delegation:
      • Select -->Admin--> Accounts--> Delegate PI
      • Delegate PI Access page select the desired user
      • Click Assign
      • Delegate PI Confirmation page (ESP7001) opens
      • Click Save to confirm the delegation. 
      • A confirmation message is displayed and the selected names are listed in the Current PI Delegates column.  A confirmation email is sent to the selected delegate(s).

Please note: PI Delegations allows the Fund Manager and Assistants to view and edit ONLY. The PI is the only one that has Authority to route the completed eSNAP to HSSPPO to submit.



  • eSNAP Instructions
  • Fund Manager will assist the PI and/or PI assistant with completing the "Edit Business" section
  • PI uploads Science section as .doc or .pdf file and leaves it marked “incomplete” unless s/he feels it is ready to be submitted. 
    • The Science section should include the usual items A-F from the PHS 2590 instructions, but should not be on form pages.
    • No Headers or Footers
  • PI must has review and "Designated as Complete" all the sections
  • PI must route the eSNAP

Internal Documents:

  • Salary Back-Up (fund manager)
  • RES
  • 9510

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