Category Archives: NSF

New Webinars and Program Now Available in ELMS

How to register: Register for the webinar/program in ELMS. To locate the webinar/program, please search using class code listed next to the corresponding webinar/program. Questions: Please contact Ashley Myers at

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New Webinars Available in ELMS.

In the table below, you will find the Course Name and the Course Code of the recently added webinars. You may register for any of the following in ELMS.

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News from NSF

  The 3rd issue of the NSF Proposal & Award Policy Newsletter is available and can be accessed at the links below. Topics include PAPPG-Proposed Significant Changes, Faculty Salary Policy-The Two Month Rule, and several other topics. To access the newsletter, please visit         

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Research Terms and Conditions (RTCs) Released and Available

The revised Research Terms and Conditions (RTCs) have been made available. The RTCs address and implement the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200). The RTCs incorporate the entire Uniform Guidance by reference and clarify or supplement existing provisions where appropriate. They further incorporate by reference the most […]

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Issuance of Revised NSF Award Terms and Conditions

The Foundation’s entire suite of Award Terms and Conditions (see full listing below) has been revised to align with changes to the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1). All references to the Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) and Award & Administration Guide (AAG) have been replaced with references to the PAPPG.  Each […]

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Issuance of Revised NSF Award Terms and Conditions

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) entire suite of Award Terms and Conditions has been revised to implement the requirements stipulated in Appendix XII to Part 200 of 2 CFR § 200 (the Uniform Guidance) regarding the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS), as well as other clarifications to the conditions.  Each set of […]

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NSF Implementation of the Department of Labor’s new FLSA Final Overtime Rule

As we have announced previously, the Department of Labor has revised the Fair Labor Standards Act to update rules related to overtime pay. These new rules raise the threshold for requiring overtime pay to $47,476, effective December 1, 2016. These changes may have impact on staff working on federally-funded research grants, including postdoctoral researchers. NIH […]

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Program Updates from COI: New NSF SBIR Phase 1 Solicitation Requirements

In December 2015, the following terms were identified in the NSF (National Science Foundation)  SBIR (Small Business Invention Research) Program Phase I instructions: “No person who is an equity holder, employee, or officer of the proposing small business may be paid through a subaward budget unless an exception is recommended by the Program Director and […]

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Draft Version of the Proposal & Award Policies Procedures Guide (PAPPG) Available for Comments!

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has completed an updated draft of its Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) and posted it for review.  On May 16, 2016, NSF published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of and giving access to a draft of the updated Proposal & Award Policies & […]

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2 CFR Part 200 – Uniform Guidance Online Training is LIVE!

The Office of Sponsored Programs is pleased to announce that the online training module for Uniform Guidance, 2 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Part 200, is available in Emory’s Learning Management System (ELMS).  The training is designed to explain at a fundamental level the Code of Federal Regulations as they apply to federal awards. The […]

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