Proposal Budget Rate Guide

Fringe Benefits

  • Fringe rates are now calculated using the HR benefits calculator within the RSP WWU Budget Template and includes health insurance for Graduate Research Assistants
  • Budget Justification Language: Fringe benefits are estimated using each individual's classification, salary, FTE.  Actual fringe benefits are charged to the grant.

Post-Docs/Professional Exempt Staff/Classified

  • Please work with Gretchen Lucas in HR to determine a rate and position

Undergraduates 

Graduate Research Assistants

Graduate Research Assistant Stipends Basic Chemistry
Fall 2019 $4,550 $4,806
Winter 2020 $4,550 $4,806
Spring 2020 $4,550 $4,806
Total - 9 months  academic year $13,650 $14,418
Total - 12 months half time summer (20 hr/wk, 13 wks, $18 hr) $18,330 $19,908
Total - 12 months full time summer (40 hr/wk, 13 wks, $18 hr) $23,010 $23,778
Summer full time (20 hr/wk, 13 wks, $18 hr) $9,360 $9,360
Summer half time (40 hr/wk, 13 wks, $18 hr) $4,860 $4,860

 

Graduate Research Assistant Tuition Full time 10 credits - AY 2020 -
Includes all standard fees (does not include lab or class fees)
Quarter Annual
Tuition $3,378.00 $10,134.00
S&A Fees $223.98 $671.94
Health Service $117.00 $351.00
Non-Academic Building  Fee $47.00 $141.00
Recreation Center Fee $109.46 $32.38
Technology  $35.00 $105.00
Sustainable Action Fund (.90 per credit, $9.00 maximum) $9.00 $27.00
Legislative Action Fee $1.00 $3.00
Multicultural Student Center Fee $30.00 $90.00
Alternative Transportation Fee $27.50 $82.50
Total $3,977.94

$11,933.82

 

Graduate Research Assistant Health Insurance Rate
Fall 2019 $809
Winter 2020 $597
Spring 2020 $557
Summer 2020 $464
Annual $2,427

Indirect Cost Rates / F&A

  • HHS Rate Agreement dated 10/25/2019
    • On-Campus: 52.3% of salaries and wages exclusive of fringe
    • Off-Campus: 13.3% of salaries and wages exclusive of fringe
  • Training Grants: 8% of total direct costs
  • Student Research: 8% of total direct costs
  • Local Government and Sovereign Government: 25% of total direct costs

Travel Reimbursement Rates