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Extension requests

A proposed change to the end date of a grant must be notified to Arthritis Research UK for approval which shall not be unreasonably withheld. (Conditions for the award of a grant 17.2)

Important information

  • No cost extensions can be applied for on all awards with the exception of Centre awards
  • In the case of clinical study awards only these can include a request for additional funding
  • Any approval of a request will be at the discretion of Arthritis Research UK
  • All applications for extensions must be submitted prior to the existing end date of the award
  • All applications must be submitted via grant tracker
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