Policies & Forms

The following policies and forms are common considerations when applying for external funding:

National Science Foundation (NSF) Financial Conflict of Interest Policy and Disclosure Form (pdf)

Public Health Service (PHS) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Financial Conflict of Interest Policy (pdf) and Disclosure Form (pdf)

Drug-free Workplace (pdf)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Bucknell's Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Biosafety Policy and Procedure:

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Policies and Procedures (pdf)
IBC Biosafety Disclosure Form (pdf)

Intellectual Property

         Policy (pdf)
         Invention Disclosure Form

Risk Management

Policy on Research and Academic Misconduct (pdf)

Finance-Related Grant Policies & Forms

Cost Transfer Policy and Procedures (pdf)

Course Buyout Policy (pdf)

Effort Reporting Policy and Procedures (pdf)

Facilities & Administrative (F&A) / Indirect Costs Charged to Sponsored Projects:

Policy (pdf)
F&A Waiver Form (pdf)

Grant Revisions:

Policy (pdf)
Grant Revision Request Form (pdf)

Policy on Allowable Direct Costs Charged to Sponsored Projects (pdf)

Policy on Cost Sharing (pdf)

Policy on Program Income (pdf)


Bucknell University will continue to follow the procurement requirements of OMB Circular A-110 - Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Other Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Non-Profit Organizations and will utilize the grace period allowed in the Uniform Guidance.

Property and Equipment Acquisitions – Grant Procedures (pdf)

Subrecipient Monitoring - BU Subrecipients:

Policy (pdf)
Subcommittment Form (pdf)
Subrecipient Risk Assessment Form (pdf)
Invoice and Approvals Information Sheet (pdf)

Total Costs - Direct and Facilities & Administrative (F&A) / Indirect Costs (pdf)