Grant Submissions

Submitting Grant Proposals through Columbia Engineering

For questions or assistance with preparing your budget, RASCAL, or proposal, please contact Rumana Ashraf, Manager of Grants & Contracts, at or 212-851-9564; or Tony Schmitt, SEAS Grants and Contracts Manager, at or 212-854-8492.

For a list of specific support services offered by the Grants Managers, please click here.

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Helpful Information:
  • Columbia Engineering's 9-month GRA tuition rate charged to grants: $21,140 ($2349 monthly) effective 9/1/15-5/31/16. This is the rate used for govt grants with 60% IC and for industry grants with at least 35% IC (it represents 1/2 the full tuition rate of $42,280).
  • On-Campus Indirect Cost rate: 60%
  • Off-Campus Indirect Cost Rate: 26%
  • Fringe Benefit Rate for Faculty/Staff: 27.1% govt; 30.5% non-government
  • Fringe Benefit Rate for hourly student employees (non-GRA): 8.15% government; 8.83% non-government. Fringe is charged only for summer months.
  • Minimum GRA stipend rate: $35,048 per year ($2921/mo), effective July 1, 2015
  • For Post-docs and Officers of Research, please see salary guidelines
  • Morningside DUNS: 049179401
  • EIN: 135598093
  • NIH Salary Cap: $183,300
  • NIH GRA Stipend + Tuition Cap: $42,840
  • For all current fringe rates, ICR, etc, please see the SPA Institutional Information page
  • For NSF Data Management Plan requirements, templates, and samples, please see the Columbia Libraries/Information Services Webpage.
  • Freelance illustrators/graphic designers who have worked on projects for SEAS
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