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Research Administration & Finance

NEWS & UPDATES


Fringe and F&A Rate Updates

Rensselaer has completed negotiations with the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to finalize both the FY14 Fringe Benefit rate and the FY14-16 Facilities & Administrative rate. ONR has set the fringe rate at 34% for Fiscal Year 2014. The On-Campus F&A rate is now 62%. Please prepare all proposal budgets using the current rates immediately.

More information on these rates is available here:

Indirect Cost and Fringe Benefit Rates


NIH Update

NIH has published the following notices updating the PI Salary cap from $179,700 to $181,500 and the graduate student compensation cap from $39,264 to $42,000.

More information on these rates is available here:

Notice of Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2014


Information on Sequestration Plans

Various federal agencies have published plans on dealing with a possible federal sequestration order. Please find links below to statements published by relevant agencies:

NIH Notice

NIH 3/4/13 Update

NSF Notice

NASA

Department of Defense

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

Department of Energy