Issuing a Subaward

Overview of Process for Issuing a Subaward

Subaward Processing


When an award is received that involves a Subrecipient, the Principal Investigator (PI) should complete and email a copy of the OSP-3 Form – Request to Draft Subaward to  The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) will draft the subaward and email to the PI for approval.  OSP will obtain necessary signatures (Subrecipient and LSU).

OSP will create a requisition in Workday, attach the subaward and route in Workday for necessary approvals (Cost Center Manager, Procurement). 

Once the Purchase Order is issued by Procurement, OSP will email a fully executed copy to the subrecipient and PI.

To request an amendment to existing subaward the PI should complete and email a copy of the OSP-4 Form – Request to Amend Subaward to

See the Subaward Checklist for additional details on the subaward process.