Eligible and Ineligible Expenses

Eligible and ineligible expenses

Eligible expenses include:

  • Scientific materials and supplies
  • Computer software
  • Research-related travel expenses (up to $2,500 for conference travel)
  • Salaries of trainees, research assistants or technicians, provided they are not full-time academics
  • Costs of focus groups and honorariums
  • Publication costs (Up to $2,000 for Open Access publication fees)
  • Course teaching buy-outs or course release/relief time (Up to $7,000)
  • Other expenses directly related to the funded grant

Ineligible expenses include:

  • Hospitality and entertainment expenses
  • Education-related costs such as thesis preparation, thesis defense, tuition and course fees leading up to a degree
  • Indirect costs (i.e., medical insurance)
  • Organizational overhead costs
  • Personal costs (i.e., childcare, daily living expenses)
  • Stipend or salary support for team members with academic affiliations
  • Expenses unrelated to the funded grant

Please note the above lists are not exhaustive.