1 Apr

New NIH Grants Policy Statement 2015

Margaux | April 1st, 2015

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.

13 Mar

New Fringe Benefits Rates for FY16.

Margaux | March 13th, 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.

3 Feb

This notice informs the community of NIH and AHRQ application due date adjustments to accommodate scheduled federal system downtime.

3 Feb

*The Grants.gov Program Management Office (PMO) schedules system-wide software releases to bring its users new features and fixes.

20 Jan

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.

16 Jan

Updated EBS Approvers List for January 2014.

Margaux | January 16th, 2015

There have been changes made to the Electronic Blue Sheet Approvers List as of January 16,2015.

14 Jan

NIH Salary Cap Threshold Change

Margaux | January 14th, 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.

12 Dec

New Shared Research Facilities Rates.

Margaux | December 12th, 2014

Please note that there are new Shared Research Facilities Rates User Fees.

12 Dec

Frequently Asked Pre-proposal Questions

Margaux | December 12th, 2014

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.

12 Dec

Director's Update on Uniform Guidance

Margaux | December 12th, 2014

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.