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Sponsored Projects Office


All proposal materials are required five days prior to the submission deadline.

Grant Life Cycle

The Sponsored Projects Office (SPO) supports the teaching and research mission of the University by providing a full range of services to faculty and staff at every stage of the grant process from initial inquiry, through proposal development, review, and submission, to grant management and final closeout. 

Thinking of applying for a grant?

Complete the Intent to Apply form using your SSO credentials. Any questions?  Contact Sophia

The Sponsored Projects Office assists with:

  1. Generate your idea 
  2. Find Funding
  3. Develop Your Proposal
  4. Proposal Submission
  5. Award Negotiation & Set Up
  6. Manage Your Award
  7. Award Closeout

NSF Releases the New PAPPG

Significant changes include increasing the page limit for bio sketches from two to three pages, the introduction of a Career-Life Balance Supplemental Funding Request, and a new section regarding accessibility accommodations for those with disabilities during the proposal process. The new guide (NSF 22-1) is effective Oct. 4, 2021.

Questions?  Contact Sophia 


Scientists Recognize the Value of Research Administration

It is now a profession in its own right, and it attracts people from a variety of backgrounds. Soft skills such as conflict resolution and an ability to multitask are valuable.

All proposal materials are required five days prior to submission deadline.

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Pre and post-award FAQ's and other frequently needed information.


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