Frequently Asked Questions

Dependent upon the granting agency, examples of funded proposals are usually available online. Colleagues that have written successful proposals are an excellent resource. There is no template for a grant as each funder/program requires different information.

University Policy BP II:05:02 states that the maximum amount of extra compensation an employee may earn during a calendar month while under a nine-month faculty/staff contract is limited to their respective annual compensation defined as their gross salary.

Contact the Office of Sponsored Programs. We will get those rates for you and help you develop the final budget.

Yes. All equipment purchases must go through the JSU Purchasing Office. Equipment is considered any one (1) item that costs $5,000 or more. Refer to BP IV:03:01 for more information.

Grant guidelines are often very specific about how much GA's and/or student workers are to be paid so careful attention to that is important. JSU Graduate Studies site provides information on payment for various graduate assistantships. More information for student workers can be found on the JSU Human Resources website.