Announcement from Patrick Fitzgerald, FAS Associate Dean for Research Administration and Jay Herlihy, FAS Associate Dean for Finance
April 27, 2017
The FAS/SEAS will be issuing a new policy governing assessments on gifts and sponsored awards (“grants”). The new policy, which will be effective on gifts received on or after July 1, 2017 and on sponsored awards submitted for funding on or after July 1, 2017, will standardize the collection of assessments on current use gifts and grants made by non-federal entities (excluding industry sponsored research agreements) at 15%.… Read more about New Policy Governing Assessments on Gifts and Sponsored Awards (“Grants”)
Dean Smith has announced the spring 2017 call for applications for the Dean’s Competitive Fund for Promising Scholarship, a targeted program that provides funding in the following categories:
Bridge funding, to allow faculty to continue work on previously funded research that does not currently have external funding; Faculty who apply in this category should demonstrate that efforts have been made or will be made to obtain new external funding.
Dean Smith has announced the 2017 Star Family Challenge for Promising Scientific Research, which provides seed funding to interdisciplinary high-risk, high-impact projects in the natural or social sciences. Early stage projects which are unlikely to receive funding from traditional grant-making agencies are encouraged. Deadline: February 28, 2017. Additional information can be found here.