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


Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Henry M. Jackson Foundation For The Advancement Of Military Medicine, Inc., The $ 5,255,052   2019-09-302024-09-29
Henry M. Jackson Foundation For The Advancement Of Military Medicine, Inc., The $ 131,380   2019-07-012024-06-30
University Of Pittsburgh, The $ 1,998,694   2019-11-222022-11-21
Trustees Of Boston University $ 2,335,996   2018-09-252022-09-30
Johns Hopkins University, The $ 2,823,214   2019-09-252022-09-24
Ecohealth Alliance Inc. $ 1,360,002   2020-09-212022-09-20
Henry M. Jackson Foundation For The Advancement Of Military Medicine, Inc., The $ 712,821   2021-09-132022-09-12
Texas State University $ 705,755   2020-09-012022-08-31
Henry M. Jackson Foundation For The Advancement Of Military Medicine, Inc., The $ 3,483,000   2018-09-012022-08-31
Georgetown University (the) $ 705,747   2020-08-172022-08-16

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. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles 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

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards 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 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.


Annual Progress Reports on anniversary date of award.

Financial Information

Account Identification

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


(Salaries) FY 14 $224,421,949; FY 15 est $45,000,000; and FY 16 est $220,000,000 - 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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