# FAQ

### Can a student/PhD candidate apply for his own project and allocations?

No. The project investigator (PI) must be a person working in a Polish research institute/university and holding a doctoral degree. The student / PhD candidate should ask the academic supervisor to create a project and apply for allocation.

### The allocated resources have been consumed

It is possible to request additional resources in existing allocation. On the project's page click on the allocation of interest and request changes.

Alternatively

If you prefer to open a new allocation, the from the project's page, click the request resource allocation button. As long as the request for a new allocation is intended to complete the project (i.e. a fraction of the originally requested resources), no additional justification is required. In the case of applying for resources comparable with the initial amount, then the application will be evaluated according to the type of allocation.

### Can the title, description and field of science of a new project be edited after it has been saved?

Yes. Use the button Update project information. It is located at the top of the project's description page.

### The granted resources have not been consumed in the declared time, should I reapply for these resources?

It is possible to request additional resources in existing allocation. On the project's page click on the allocation of interest and request changes.

Alternatively

You may request a new allocation for the remaining number of hours (old allocations are closed the automatically). It is enough to provide a simple justification like Due to the unused allocated CPUh, please move them to the new allocation. This type of resource allocation requests` does not require additional review.

### Is it possible to have more than one allocation for a given project at the same time?

You can have an allocation for topola/okeanos/rysy cluster in the same project at the same time.

### Are type large allocations requested the same as standard allocations?

If the total value of the allocation exceeds 2 million CPUh during the year, you will receive a form to be completed. The form will be sent for review.