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Other Direct Costs

Travels, Meals and Entertainment

Sponsors may cover costs associated with travel and entertainment to support activities related to your project.

Learn more about Travel Expenses

Materials & Supplies

This category includes items that are expended or consumed in the conduct of the project. Typical items would be chemicals, glassware, computer supplies, data collection materials, etc.

Animal Costs

The University Laboratory Animal Resources (ULAR) has oversight of all vertebrate animals used in research. Animals are generally purchased through ULAR and are maintained in ULAR-approved facilities. When budgeting for animal purchases or housing, check with ULAR for the appropriate rates.

Other Costs

This category includes costs that do not fit readily elsewhere, e.g., publication charges, duplication costs, subject fees, radioactive waste disposal, fax charges, computer time for data analytics, purchased services, etc.