SPONSORED PROJECTS - TUITION REMISSION
Costs of scholarships, fellowships, and other programs of student aid are allowable (for federal purposes) only when the purpose of the sponsored agreement is to provide training to selected participants and the charge is approved by the sponsoring agency.
Besides the above-referenced exception for what are commonly referred to as “training grants”, federal OMB Circular A-21 establishes three conditions to be met in order to charge tuition and fees to sponsored research projects:
At this time, graduate assistant tuition at Clemson is paid by the student, not from institutional, gift or sponsored project funds. Not until graduate assistant tuition is consistently paid for all graduate assistants, will the University be eligible to charge these costs to federal sponsored projects.