2011 Promising Investigator Research Award

Budget Information: Budgets will be presented in general categories and require detailed explanation. Although the PIRA Review Committee intends to fund projects as closely as possible to the requested amount, it reserves the right to alter the amount depending on the number of proposals received and funds available. Cost share is not encouraged.

Allowable Costs

  • Salary and fringe benefits of undergraduate students and graduate students
  • Up to one month of summer salary may be included for PI's from the Senior and Regional Campuses
  • Equipment (The formal definition of "capital equipment" is any article of non-expendable, tangible property having a useful life of more than one year and an acquisition, or valuation cost of at least $5,000)
  • Project supplies
  • Animal maintenance
  • Travel essential to conduct the project

Unallowable Costs
  • Costs in connection with faculty degree requirements
  • Travel to professional meetings
  • Tuition
  • Salary and fringe for Principal Investigators, Co-PI's or Technicians, with noted exception above for Senior and Regional Campuses
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