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 ra2384@columbia.edu or 212-851-9564; or Tony Schmitt, SEAS Grants and Contracts Manager, at as4183@columbia.edu 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: $22,432 ($2492.44 monthly) effective 9/1/17-5/31/18. 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 $44,864).
  • On-Campus Indirect Cost rate for Gov't grants: 60%
  • Off-Campus Indirect Cost Rate for Gov't grants: 26%
  • Indirect Cost Rate for all Industry/Non-Gov't grants: 35%
  • Fringe Benefit Rate for Faculty/Staff:  30.3% govt; 29.75% non-government (both rates effective 7/1/17)
  • 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:  $37,720 per year ($3143.33/mo), effective July 1, 2017
  • 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
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