: $100,000 to $600,000
: 12 Months
: Not required
: An application may request a single item of equipment/instrumentation or multiple items.
Definition of Equipment
: All requested items must meet the federal definition of equipment, i.e., an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more and a useful life of more than one year.
General Purpose Equipment
: Equipment who use is NOT limited to research/research education, including information technology equipment and software, is not eligible.
: All equipment/ instrumentation proposed for acquisition must be intended for use in research or research-related education at the applicant institution. No costs may be requested for collaboration with other institutions.
Fees and Agreements
: No costs may be requested for user fees, maintenance agreements, or extended warranties.