GoldSheet Definitions

These definitions are provided for assistance when completing the GoldSheet.

Activity Types / Purpose

Research

Activities organized to produce research, both externally and internally funded.

Extension/Public Service

Noninstructional activities beneficial to individual/groups external to ISU.

Instruction/Training

For credit and noncredit courses; academic, vocational, and technical instruction; regular, special and extension sessions are included.

Fellowship

Fellowships are usually designated as such by the funding organization and often at a premium rate. They are usually awarded to a specific individual by the sponsor. May include education allowance or published tuition rates and fees of an institution, trainee stipends, prizes, or awards. Recipients are not required to perform service to ISU or expected to repay.

Scholarship

Scholarships are usually requested for Undergraduate Students. They are usually awarded to a specific individual by the University. May include education allowance or published tuition rates and fees of an institution, trainee stipends, prizes, or awards. Recipients are not required to perform service to ISU or expected to repay.

Equipment

Funds requested solely to support equipment purchases/fabrications.

Dept/Admin. Support

Central administration activities dealing with management/long-range planning; i.e. legal services, fiscal operations, ADP, personnel, storerooms, safety, security, public relations, etc. Operation and maintenance of physical plant, grounds, and facilities. Also includes utilities, fire protection, property insurance, etc.

Building

Funds requested to support construction/renovation of ISU building(s).

Miscellaneous (specify)

 

Submission Types

New Project

A proposal that has never been awarded from the prospective sponsor or a project which is significantly changed in technical direction from previous awards from the prospective sponsor.

Continuation

Agency has formally recommended additional funding for rest of project period, but this continuation proposal must be submitted to authorize funding (i.e., Public Health Service).

Renewal

Agency has not recommended funding beyond current project period, but will consider it upon receipt of this proposal.

Subcontract

An agreement by a third party that is subordinate to a prime contract between two parties.

Unsolicited

Not in response to a particular program announcement.

 

Other

Non-USA countries are countries that are not part of the United States of America or its territories.

Foreign nationals are persons who are not citizens or permanent residents (green card holders) of the United States.

ISURF Background IP is ISURF-owned intellectual property such as patented inventions or copyrights or software owned by ISURF that will be used in the project proposed under the GoldSheet.

MTAs are material transfer agreements.

CAs are confidentiality agreements (also called non-disclosure agreements).