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Important Forms and Information

Required Forms for All Faculty Grants

All Faculty submitting applications/proposals for outside funding (including fellowships) must submit application materials along with the routing form and budget template to the Manager for Faculty Sponsored Research before submisssion to funder.

Grant Routing Form

Fellowship Routing Form

Budget Template

Our Indirect Cost Rate is 67.5% on all salary and wages


Grant and Fellowship Acceptance Forms 

Grant Acceptance Form

Fellowship Acceptance Form


Barnard Policies for the Administration of Federally Sponsored Grants 

All active researchers Barnard College with federal grants should review and adhere to the following policies:

- Policy for Cost Transfers Affecting Sponsored Agreements

- Cost Allowability Policy

- Policy on Records Retention for Sponsored Research, Grants, External Support Records

- Policy on Budget Revision Approval Process for Federal Grants

- Policy on Budget and Expenditure Monitoring and Correcting Cost Overruns

- Policy on Determining Allowability, Reasonableness and Allocability of Costs for Sponsored Projects

- Policy for Ensuring Responsible Conduct of Research

- Rascal RCR Training Instructions

- Rascal RCR Training Instructions for PIs

- Fly America Act and Open Skies Agreements for faculty traveling on federally sponsored grants


All Faculty submitting applications to the Federal Government must review and complete the following.  Please send completed files electronically and hard copy to the Manager for Facutly Sponsored Research before submitting the proposal/applciation.

Financial Interest Report for Federal Research Grants

Financial Conflict of Interest Policy for Federal Research Grants

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that beginning with applications due on or after September 25, 2013, NIH will require all applicants to use new electronic application forms called FORMS-C (with the exception of select application types).  You can read the detailed notice at NOT-OD-13-074.  The updated forms will be incorporated into new and existing Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) beginning this July.

NIH created a two-page summary of changes to the application forms here: http://barnard.edu/sites/default/files/nih2pagesummary.pdf

New National Science Foundation Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide Effective February 24, 2014

NSF PAPPG 2014

According to the Research.gov website, "on March 18, 2013, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will completely transfer all project reporting from FastLane to Research.gov. This means that Principal Investigators (PIs) and Co-PIs will use Research.gov to meet all NSF project reporting requirements, including submission of Final, Annual and Interim Project Reports and the Project Outcomes Report."

Revised Version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), NSF 13-1, was issued on October 4, 2012 and is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 14, 2013.

Grants.gov Application Guide

Guide for Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov


For informaiton on consultants and purchasing equipment please visit the Barnard Purchasing Webpage

Policy Regarding Leaves of Absence for Faculty with Grants and Fellowships


Office of Institutional Support Workshops