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CSGs Funding Terms and Conditions

by Davis Murphy last modified Oct 03, 2017 by Eric Murphy
  1. Those Community Studies proposals requesting funding will be accepted from principal investigators or co-investigators who are employed at U.S. institutions.
  2. Funding will be awarded for a period of ~9 months. Award activation will commence immediately after a proposal is accepted.
  3. Under normal circumstances, the funding cap for each study is \($\)30,000, of which up to \($\)5,000 can be used for miscellaneous expenses (computer hardware and/or travel to domestic meetings to present study findings) with the remainder used as a stipend. Administrative costs may be budgeted into (not added to) to the stipends to offset the costs of administering the award by the investigator's institution. The administrative costs may be no more than 10 percent of the stipends. Tuition costs are not allowed. Fringe benefits are allowed. Domestic meeting locations include those within the US and its territories, within Canada, or within Mexico. Tickets for air travel must be purchased from US flag carriers, defined as those holding certificates under section 401 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1371).
  4. A close out report to the ngVLA Project Office must be submitted at the expiration of the award.