Important Forms and Information


Required Forms for All Faculty Grants

All faculty submitting applications/proposals for outside funding must submit application materials along with the grant or fellowship routing form and budget to the Manager or Director of Sponsored Research before submission to funder.

Grant Routing Form

Fellowship Routing Form

Budget Template

Our federally negotiated 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 federally funded researchers of Barnard College must review and adhere to the following policies:

Financial Conflict of Interest

All faculty submitting applications to the Federal Government must review and complete a Financial Conflict of Interest Report.  Please send completed electronic or hard copy files to the Manager or Director of Sponsored Research before proposal submission. 

Financial Conflict of Interest Policy for Federal Research Grants

Financial Conflict of Interest Report for Federal Research Grants

NIH and NSF Guideline Updates

For applications with due dates on or after January 25, 2018, NIH requires the use of application FORMS-E; a summary of changes to the application forms are found here. Application form instructions can be found here.

Application Submission System & Interface for Submission Tracking (ASSIST) is a web-based system used to prepare applications and submit through to NIH, and replaces the former PDF application packages.

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) is effective for proposals submitted on or after January 29, 2018.


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 as well as the NASA Policy Statement on Antidiscrimination in NASA Conducted or Funded Programs, Activities, and Institutions.

More Information

Once you have received external or internal grant funding, the Post-Award Grant Spending document can help guide you on different types of grant expenditure and how to process payments. 

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.