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Guidance for Completion of NIH Other Support

Guidance document to help our research community better understand the agency’s regulations (NIH GPS) and expectations, and what resources should be reported in the NIH “Other Support” (OS).

Research Appointment Matrix

The Research Appointment Matrix contains comprehensive information about the object codes, fringe rates and payment methods used for various research appointment types (fellows, special appointees, etc.). It is housed on the Faculty Affairs Appointment and Promotion page.

Principal Investigator Eligibility

For each sponsored award, it is customary to designate as PI one person who bears ultimate responsibility for academic decisions as well as for financial, administrative, and compliance matters relating to the project.  Only  teaching members of the Faculty and a select number of other academic appointees are accorded Principal Investigator rights and may seek external research support on a continuing basis.... Read more about Principal Investigator Eligibility

NSF Biosketch Template

A biographical sketch is required for each individual identified as senior project personnel on an NSF proposal.

NSF Facilities, Equipment and Other Resources Template

Proposers must include with NSF proposals a description of the internal and external resources (both physical and personnel) that the organization and its collaborators will provide to the project, should it be funded.

NSF Results from Prior NSF Support Template

If any PI or co-PI identified on the project has received NSF funding in the past five years, information on the award(s) is required. Each PI and co-PI who has received more than one award (excluding amendments) must report on the award most closely related to the proposal.

NIH Facilities and Other Resources Template

Proposals must identify the facilities to be used and other resources that are directly applicable to the proposed work unless otherwise noted in a funding opportunity announcement.

NSF Postdoctoral Mentoring Plan Template

Each NSF proposal that requests funding to support postdoctoral researchers must include, as a supplementary document, a description of the mentoring activities that will be provided for such individuals.

Guidelines for NSF CAREER Awards

To assist faculty in the development of proposals, FAS Research Development has developed guidelines for faculty who intend to apply for NSF CAREER Awards.

NIH Individual Development Plan Template

Template to meet the requirements of the Revised Policy: Descriptions on the Use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers Required in Annual Progress Reports.

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