Office of Sponsored Programs

Welcome to the Office of Sponsored Programs.
Office of Sponsored Programs
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The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is responsible for encouraging externally funded initiatives in support of program-related activities of academic, research and development, and administrative units; and serves as the major resource to faculty and staff who wish to pursue such projects. The Office maintains information on, and promotes awareness of, funding opportunities, assists in refining project ideas and matching them with a potential sponsor's priorities and requirements, assists in the preparation of grant applications, and serves as the final approving authority for such applications.

News & Events

The People of Color Fund grant program will: Invest in leaders (current, new, and emerging); Support organizations that serve communities of color; Help people of color change systems that create barriers to their success. The People of Color Fund will focus its grantmaking in three key areas. While applications for other projects will be accepted, the committee will give priority to projects or organizations that support: Leadership Development: providing skill building, training, and/or mentorships for leaders of color Civic Engagement: increasing understanding of and involvement in public institutions and civic processes; this includes legislative processes, voting, and citizenship classes Youth: training, skill building, promoting cultural awareness and appreciation, helping youth overcome challenges
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is committed to expanding coverage and, as such, works to contribute to the policy process by funding timely and policy-relevant empirical research on questions related to health insurance. This solicitation seeks to fund quantitative studies that address the macro or micro effects of policies related to health insurance using appropriate empirical methods, including but not limited to micro-simulation and/or computable general equilibrium models.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced a significant change to its Summer Seminars and Institutes program, which will no longer support projects which take place outside of the United States.