Review Applications


Concept

In this topic, you will learn how to review an application or indicate that you have a conflict of interest with an application.


Steps:

  1. Click the Application Review menu item to begin the review process.

    Step 1
  2. Click the button to the right of the Form Type field to display the list of form types.

    Step 2
  3. Select the Technical Review Form list item.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Select button to mark Panel 2.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Continue > button to move to the Conflict of Interest screen.

    Step 5
  6. NoteThe Conflict of Interest (COI) screen will only appear the first time you access a panel.

     

    If you realize that you have a conflict after you have started reviewing applications, you can update your COI status.  Please refer to the topic entitled "Update Conflict of Interest Status."

    Step 6
  7. Click the Vertical scrollbar to scroll down.

    Step 7
  8. Click the No option for the first application.

    Step 8
  9. Note:  You can click the COI Indicator for multiple applications before proceeding.  For this example, the "No" choices have been selected for each application listed.

    Step 9
  10. After completing the COI Indicator as "No" for each application, click the Continue > button to move to the Application Review List tab.

    Step 10
  11. Click the Select option to mark the first application listed.

    Step 11
  12. Click the Continue > button to move to the Question Groups/Topics tab.

    Step 12
  13. The form opens on the Main Questions tab.  The Question Summary tree is displayed on the left-hand side.

     

    Note:  As soon as you engage this screen, the system displays a clock on the right-hand side which will count down to the standard timeout for a G5 session.  The session will timeout in 20 minutes, however, you will be able to click a button to continue your session without interruption.

     

    Also NoteYou may also navigate using your Tab, Shift Tab and Arrow keys on the keyboard.

     

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  14. Click the Vertical scrollbar to scroll down and view the action buttons.

    Step 14
  15. Two of the action buttons at the bottom of the screen are View Comments and View e-Application.  If you click on View Comments, you will see comments from the program office regarding the review.  Clicking the View e-Application button will take you to a screen where you may view and/or print any of the applicant's forms.

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  16. Click the Resources menu item to display the first question.

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  17. The first question displays.  For each question, there is an Answer section, Question Score box and an Answer Complete box.

     

    Questions will either be free-form where you can write a narrative or have a list from which you will select the answer.

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  18. For this example, the answer and question score have been completed.

    Step 18
  19. Note:  You may spell check your work at any point by clicking the button.

     

    Click the Answer Complete? option to indicate that you are finished with the question.

    Step 19
  20. Click the Save button to save your work.

    Step 20
  21. Note:  After you click the Save button, the first question is updated in the Question Summary tree with a green check mark.

    Step 21
  22. You may repeat the process for each of the questions.  This is a sample of a completed Main Questions tab.

    Step 22
  23. Click the Continue > button to continue to the Priority Questions tab.

    Step 23
  24. The Priority Questions are completed in the same manner as the Main Questions.

     

    NoteNot every review includes priority questions.  If your review does not have priority questions, you may click the Continue button at the bottom of the screen to proceed to the Summary tab.

    Step 24
  25. Click the Vertical scrollbar to scroll down.

    Step 25
  26. Click the Overall Comments menu item to display the question.

    Step 26
  27. The question displays.  Just as with the main questions, for each question there is an Answer section, Question Score box and an Answer Complete box.

     

    Questions will either be free-form where you can write a narrative or have a list from which you will select the answer.

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  28. Note:  You may spell check your work at any point by clicking the button.

     

    For this example, the narrative and score have been completed.

    Step 28
  29. Click the Answer Complete? option to indicate that the answer is complete.

    Step 29
  30. Click the Save button to save your work.

    Step 30
  31. Note:  After you click the Save button, the first question is updated with a green check mark in the Question Summary tree.

    Step 31
  32. Click the Continue > button to move to the Summary tab.

    Step 32
  33. Note:  If you want to print what you have entered, you may click the print icon.

    Step 33
  34. Click the Vertical scrollbar to scroll down and view the Review Summary for Questions.

    Step 34
  35. Click the Horizontal scrollbar to scroll to the right to center the Review Summary for Questions.

    Step 35
  36. The Review Summary for Questions shows the breakdown per question for both possible points and points scored.

    Step 36
  37. Click the Vertical scrollbar to scroll down and review your narrative answers as well.

    Step 37
  38. Note:  If you need to make any changes at this point, you may scroll up and click back on the tab where you need to make updates.  Otherwise, you can proceed.

    Step 38
  39. Click the Vertical scrollbar to scroll back to the top of the screen.

    Step 39
  40. Click the Application Review link to return to the Panels List tab.

    Step 40
  41. Click the Select option once again to mark the same panel.

    Step 41
  42. Click the Continue > button to once again