Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

Budget Development

 
Budgeting Guidance
 

Budgeting Tips

Budget Development Guidelines

Decision Chart - Employee, Human Subject, or Participant? (PDF)

Sample Budget Justification (DOC)

NSF Sample Budget Justification (DOC)

 
Indirect Costs
 

Guidance on Facilities and Administrative (F&A) or Indirect Costs (PDF)

UNI's Facilities and Administrative (Indirect) Cost Rate Agreement - Effective 7/1/2021 - 6/30/25 (PDF)

F & A Reduction Request Form (PDF)

 
Budget Templates*
 

RSP Budget Template - 5 Years (EXCEL)

RSP Budget Template - 4 Years (EXCEL)

RSP Budget Template - 3 Years (EXCEL)

RSP Budget Template - 2 Years (EXCEL)

RSP Budget Template - 1 Year (EXCEL)

 

National Science Foundation - 5 Years (EXCEL)

RSP Budget Template - 5 Years with 0% / cost shared F&A (EXCEL)

 
* Contact RSP if these templates do not meet your needs; other templates are available.  Sometimes a very simple budget plan is all that is needed.  Our primary templates are designed to capture all of the information any given situation might call for, and to ensure that all university and funder financial requirements are followed.  Therefore, please feel free to request assistance - RSP staff are happy to help whenever needed.

 

Frequently Used Rates
 

Fringe Benefit Rates

Mileage Reimbursement

Motor Pool Lease Rates

Meal Reimbursement Policies

      Out-of-State Hotel and Meal Reimbursement Rates (GSA)

      Foreign Hotel and Meal Reimbursement Rates (Department of State)

Other Travel Policies and Information

Tuition

Graduate Assistantship Stipend and Tuition Scholarship Rates

 

2022-2023 Graduate Assistantship Stipends:

 

Geography students 

academic year, 20 hours/week = $14,566
one semester, 20 hours/week = $7,283
one semester, 10 hours/week = $3,641.50
 

Biology students

academic year, 20 hours/week = $21,904
one semester, 20 hours/week = $10,952
one semester, 10 hours/week = $5,476

 

All other Master's students

academic year, 20 hours/week = $10,952
one semester, 20 hours/week = $5,476
one semester, 10 hours/week = $2,738

 

All Doctoral students

academic year, 20 hours/week = $16,414
one semester, 20 hours/week = $8,207
one semester, 10 hours/week = $4,103.50