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Accepting Registrations for the Fall 2013 Grant Proposal Development Course

Sponsored Programs is now accepting registrations for the Fall 2013 Grant Proposal Development Course.  Course details are available under Faculty Development Opportunities.

Spring 2013 Grant Proposal Development Course

Sponsored Programs is accepting registrations for the Spring 2013 Grant Proposal Development Course.

Updated Internal Review and Approval Form

Sponsored Programs would like to bring to your attention that we have made minor changes to the Internal Review and Approval Form (IRAF).  These changes were made to conform to new Financial Conflict of Interest regulations from the US Public Health Services (PHS) that go into effect on August 24.  In short, the changes reduce the threshold for financial conflict from $10,000 to $5,00

Updated IRB Application Forms

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is pleased to announce the release of newly updated application forms for both Exemption Certifications and Expedited/Full Review Studies.  The process of updating application forms was undertaken as a way to streamline the application process by making requirements clearer for applicants.  The new forms are expected to result in the need for fewer

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends

The National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends program supports individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to scholars and general audiences in the humanities. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly tools. The program supports projects at any stage of development.

Fringe Benefit Updates for FY 2013

The Budgeting Office has released fringe benefits rate for FY 2013. Rates will increase on July 1, 2012 for most employee classes. Effective immediately, the following rates must be used in all grant proposal budgets for FY 2013. For multi-year projects, a budget increase of 2 percentage points is recommended annually.

Fringe Benefits Rates Updates for FY 2014

The Budgeting Office has released fringe benefits rate for FY 2014.  Effective immediately, grant proposal budgets should use the following composite rates:   

Nine-Month Faculty: 42%

Faculty with Extended Appointments: 43%

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