Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

Budget Development

Budgeting Guidance

Budget Development Tips (DOC)

Budget Development Guidelines (DOC)

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 7/1/2017-6/30/21 (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 Preferred Budget Template - 5 Years (EXCEL)

RSP Preferred Budget Template - 4 Years (EXCEL)

RSP Preferred Budget Template - 3 Years (EXCEL)

RSP Preferred Budget Template - 2 Years (EXCEL)

RSP Preferred Budget Template - 1 Year (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.

General Budget Template - Up to 3 Years (EXCEL)

General Budget Template - Up to 5 Years (EXCEL)

National Science Foundation - Up to 5 Years (EXCEL)

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

Common Rates for Proposal Budgets

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
Graduate and Undergraduate Tuition

Graduate Assistantship Stipend and Tuition Scholarship Rates

     2021-2022 Graduate Assistantship Stipends:

Geography students 

academic year, 20 hours/week = $14,376
one semester, 20 hours/week = $7,188
one semester, 10 hours/week = $3,594

Biology students

academic year, 20 hours/week = $21,580
one semester, 20 hours/week = $10,790
one semester, 10 hours/week = $5,395

All other Master's students

academic year, 20 hours/week = $10,790
one semester, 20 hours/week = $5,395
one semester, 10 hours/week = $2,697.50

All Doctoral students

academic year, 20 hours/week = $16,172
one semester, 20 hours/week = $8,086
one semester, 10 hours/week = $4,043