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: $21,772 ($2419 monthly) effective 9/1/16-5/31/17. 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 $43,544).
  • On-Campus Indirect Cost rate: 60%
  • Off-Campus Indirect Cost Rate: 26%
  • Fringe Benefit Rate for Faculty/Staff: 28.9% govt; 29.75% non-government (29.75% is effective 7/1/17; 29.5% for prior year)
  • Fringe Benefit Rate for hourly student employees (non-GRA): 8.15% for both government and non-government grants. Fringe is charged only for summer months
  • Minimum GRA stipend rate: $36,360 per year ($3030/mo), effective July 1, 2016
  • For Post-docs and Officers of Research, please see salary guidelines
  • Morningside DUNS: 049179401
  • EIN: 135598093
  • NIH Salary Cap: $187,000 (effective 1/8/17)
  • NIH GRA Stipend + Tuition Cap: $47,484
  • For all current fringe rates, ICR, etc, please see the SPA Institutional Information page
  • For 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
  • Columbia IRB Website
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