Important Forms and Information

Required Forms for All Faculty Grants

All Faculty submitting applications/proposals for outside funding (including fellowships) must submit application materials along with the routing form and budget template to the Manager for Faculty Sponsored Research before submisssion to funder.

Grant Routing Form

Fellowship Routing Form

Budget Template

Our Indirect Cost Rate is 64.9% on all salary and wages for grants received on or after July 1, 2015

Barnard Policies for the Administration of Federally Sponsored Grants 

All active researchers Barnard College with federal grants should review and adhere to the following policies:

- Policy for Cost Transfers Affecting Sponsored Agreements

- Cost Allowability Policy

- Policy on Records Retention for Sponsored Research, Grants, External Support Records

- Policy on Budget Revision Approval Process for Federal Grants

- Policy on Budget and Expenditure Monitoring and Correcting Cost Overruns

- Policy on Determining Allowability, Reasonableness and Allocability of Costs for Sponsored Projects

- Policy for Ensuring Responsible Conduct of Research

- Rascal RCR Training Instructions

- Frequently asked questions about RCR

- Fly America Act and Open Skies Agreements for faculty traveling on federally sponsored grants

Policy on Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC)

All Faculty submitting applications to the Federal Government must review and complete the following.  Please send completed files electronically and hard copy to the Manager for Facutly Sponsored Research before submitting the proposal/applciation.

Financial Conflict of Interest Report for Federal Research Grants

Financial Conflict of Interest Policy for Federal Research Grants

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that beginning with applications due on or after May 25, 2016, NIH requires all applicants to use new electronic application forms called FORMS-D (with the exception of select application types).  You can read the detailed notice at NOT-OD-16-084.  The updated forms will be incorporated into new and existing Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs).

NIH created a summary of changes to the application forms here.


A revised Version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) is effective for proposals submitted on or after January 25, 2016.

Also note: as of March 18, 2013, the NSF transferred all project reporting, including Final, Annual and Interim Project Reports and the Project Outcomes Report, from FastLane to Application Guide

Guide for Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via

Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity in NASA-Assisted Programs and Activities

For all applicants to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), please review the Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity in NASA-Assisted Programs and Activities policy booklet.

For information on consultants and purchasing equipment please visit the Barnard Purchasing Webpage.

Policy Regarding Leaves of Absence for Faculty with Grants and Fellowships

For more information on internal grant processes, policies on leave, and all of the forms you will need for the related processes, please see the Provost's Forms & Guidelines page