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Re: Shannon Award Laurie Chamness 17 Sep 1999 12:33 EST

College of Charleston did not waive the 25% F&A costs on the Shannon award
it recently received.


Sheila Vrana wrote:

> NIH provides Shannon awards (R55) to some applicants who are close, but
> not within the Institute's payline.  These pay $50,000 total costs per
> year for up to 2 years, and include 25% ($10,000) facilities and
> administration costs.  A faculty member has asked that we waive F&A
> costs for her R55 so that additional direct costs will be available for
> the project.  She indicates NIH officials say this is often done by
> institutions.  Has your institution waived R55 F&A costs to increase
> direct costs available to a principal investigator?
> Thanks,
> Sheila L. Vrana,  Ph.D.
> Director, Sponsored Research
> Wake Forest University School of Medicine


Laurie P. Chamness                    Phone:  (843) 953-4973
Assistant Director                        Fax:  (843) 953-6577
Research & Grants Admin          E-mail:
College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, SC  29424

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