Sponsored Projects Administration

Recent Announcements

July 05, 2017

NIH Loan Repayment Program 2018 Cycle

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) released five separate program announcements for the 2018 application cycle of the NIH Loan Repayment Program (LRP). The LRP may repay up to $35,000 of qualified student loan debt per year to outstanding health professionals who commit at least two years to conduct biomedical, behavioral, social, or clinical research, and who agree to engage in such research for an average of at least 20 hours per week based on a 40-hour work week. This includes most undergraduate, graduate, and medical school loans.

June 27, 2017

NRSA predoc stipend announcement

NIH just released an announcement that for federal fiscal year FY 2017 (October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017), awards for predoctoral trainees and fellows will be adjusted for the new stipend level of $23,844, up from $23,376 from FY16. Training Related Expenses and Institutional Allowances for predocs remain unchanged at $4,200. All FY 2017 awards previously issued using FY 2016 stipend levels will be adjusted by NIH with revised NOAs with the new stipend level.

Resources for Administrators

The Research Administration Forum is a recurring meeting that provides the Columbia community with important updates on sponsored projects and research administration.

The proposals and awards reports include new, competing and awarded proposals for all sponsored projects submitted by a department except industry clinical trials.

Resources for proposal submission and award management.