The Office of Sponsored Programs would like to make sure the University research community is aware of the new National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grants Policy Statement for 2015, released on March 31, 2015.
West Virginia University and our cognizant agency, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, have reached an agreement on fringe benefit rates for fiscal year 2016.
This notice informs the community of NIH and AHRQ application due date adjustments to accommodate scheduled federal system downtime.
*The Grants.gov Program Management Office (PMO) schedules system-wide software releases to bring its users new features and fixes.
On January 26, 2015, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will implement changes in FastLane to support the revised version of the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide and to run additional automated compliance checks on proposals.
There have been changes made to the Electronic Blue Sheet Approvers List as of January 16,2015.
Effective January 11, 2015 the Executive Level II NIH salary cap was changed to $183,300 annually, an increase of $1,800 from the previous cap of $ 181,500.
Please note that there are new Shared Research Facilities Rates User Fees.
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) often receives inquiries as to whether a Pre-proposal (i.e. Letter of Intent, White Paper, Concept Paper) needs to be submitted through the EBS.
In our last newsletter, we discussed the advent of some ‘new’ Federal grant regulations, “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards” (Uniform Guidance). The Uniform Guidance takes effect December 26, 2014.
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