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Complete an Appendix E

To Create and Submit an Appendix E for a Multi-State Project:

  1. Go to the National Information Management Support System at
  2. Enter your login and password.
    [NOTE: If you don’t have a login ID, click on “New User?” to register. If you forgot, please use the “Forgot Password” link. Please do not re-register.]
  3. From the left menu, select Participants then select Draft/Edit Particip. Info
  4. Select “Draft New”
  5. Select the Project Number
  6. Select User
  7. Fill out the form.   [NOTE:  Do not submit form with all zeroes in the FTE section.  It will be returned to you.]
  8. Click on Submit.

Important Definitions (paraphrased from national guidelines):

  • SY: “Scientist Year” – FTE (entered as a decimal less than 1) for Assistant Professors, Assistant Scientist and above.
  • PY: “Professional Year” – FTE for persons who hold positions in professional categories and students that hold bachelors or masters degrees.
  • TY: “Technical Year” – FTE for technicians, aids, and lab assistants.

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