Salary and Wages Policy Other Support Limits salary compensation for senior personnel Two (2) months of regular salary in any one year All NSF funded grants. NSF regards research as one of the normal functions of faculty members at institutions of higher education. Compensation for time normally spent on research within the term of the appointment is deemed to be included within the faculty member’s regular organizational salary. NSF Funds many NOT be used to: ◦ Augment the total salary or salary rate of faculty members during the period covered by the term of the faculty appointment, or ◦ To reimburse faculty members for consulting or other time in addition to a regular full-time organizational salary covering the same general period of employment. Calendar Year Appointment (12 mos) for PI is $120,000 ◦ NSF pays up to $20,000 per year on all NSF projects. Academic Appointment (9 mos) for PI is $90,000 ◦ NSF reimbursement must be charged to the grant when it is used ◦ NSF pays up to $20,000 during the academic year on all NSF projects. Summer Salary for PI with $90K academic appointment ◦ NSF pays up to $20K for two summer months ◦ Two months outside of PI appointment term Salary in excess of two months must: ◦ Be disclosed in the proposal budget ◦ Justified in the Budget Justification ◦ Specifically approved by NSF in the Award Notice Submitted with your proposal. All current project support from whatever source. Include the proposed project All projects requiring a portion of time of ◦ Principal Investigator ◦ Senior personnel Even if they receive no salary support from the project(s). Pdf.url Total award amount Total award period(including indirect costs) Number of person-months per year to be devoted to the project (regardless of the source of support) may be averaged if the amount varies each year. Provide information for all proposals already submitted or submitted concurrently to other possible sponsors, including NSF. Concurrent submission of a proposal to other organizations will not prejudice its review by NSF. Biological Sciences Directorate is an exception to this policy, see GPG Chapter I.G.2. If the project now being submitted has been funded previously by a source other than NSF, the information above must be furnished for the last period of funding.