Account Application Help

Account Type RUs Purpose Electronic Files Required (PDF preferred) Special Notes
Classroom 5000 Allow students to learn high performance computing or to apply high performance computing to a particular subject
  • Principal Investigator's resume
Duration: one school term -- must have specific cutoff date
Standard 10,000 For researchers with relatively

moderate high performance

computing use
  • Principal Investigator’s resume
  • Publications list (especially publications that acknowledge OSC)
  • Proposal text *
Peer-reviewed. Please add the name and email address of at least two reviewers.
Major 30,000 For researchers with significant

high-performance computing use
  • Principal Investigator's resume
  • Publications list (especially publications that acknowledge OSC)
  • Proposal text *
  • Justification and performance report
Peer-reviewed. Please add the names and email addresses of at least three reviewers in appropriate section of on-line application form
Discovery More than 30,000 For researchers with intensive high performance computing use
  • Principal Investigator’s resume
  • Publications list (especially publications that acknowledge OSC)
  • Proposal text *
  • Justification and performance report
Peer-reviewed. Please add the name and email address of at least three reviewers in appropriate section of on-line application form

* Your proposal text should include a detailed description of the problem you are investigating and the scientific or technical basis of the investigations. Include past results and plans for using the requested allocations. The proposal will be peer-reviewed for scientific / technical merit and appropriate use of high-performance computing platforms. Include sufficient detail to allow reviewers to make informed recommendations.

Please use the ARMSTRONG client portal (https://armstrong.osc.edu) to update your publications and outside funding information between submissions of grant applications to the Ohio Supercomputer Center.