Office of Sponsored Programs

"Promoting Ideas into Knowledge"

OSP Open Office Hours via Zoom

We are hosting multiple sessions for three topic areas: IRB; Pre-Award/General Inquiries; and Post-Award.  Please drop in any time during the scheduled session to ask questions or to find out more about our services. No RSVP is necessary.  Just click the link to the Zoom meeting and join as your schedule allows.

IRB Pre-Award/General Inquiries Post-Award
October 7th, 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM TBA TBA
October 18th, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
November 10th, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
December 3rd, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM


OSP Training Videos

The OSP has produced training videos to provide basic information on proposal developmentaward management and the IRB as well as specific instructions for completing the Project Approval Sheet for new proposals and the Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form.  The videos can also be opened on our  Training webpage.

Virtual Submissions to the OSP and IRB

IRB:  Complete and submit new protocols by email to Maureen Peters (  Use this online form to submit annual, modification and completion reports and report problems:  

Proposals ready for review:  Please begin by reviewing form and guidance and emailing Christine Bravo (  Signatures can be collected on the review form or by email. 

Award Management: Contact Anna Baiata ( regarding signatures, requests or submissions to your sponsors.  

New Projects and Ideas:  Interested in beginning to work on a project, a proposal or finding funding for an idea?  Please email Kate Boschert (

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GrantForward ( is a funding opportunity search engine. GrantForward covers more than 13,000 sponsor sources to provide a comprehensive database of more than 40,000 funding opportunities. GrantForward includes a powerful search system and user profiles that deliver personalized grant opportunities search results to your email.

OSP Newsletter: The Star Report

Fall 2020 

The Star Report highlights all FY2020 awards and provides information on new staff and GrantForward.  WP faculty and staff who have obtained more than $1 million in awards since 2000 are recognized. 

STAR Report Fall 2020 Cover


IRB Updates:

New - CITI Courses Modified to be more effectively responsive to the needs of investigators using human subjects.  Click here for more information.

New - Form for Undergraduate and Master's Degree Protocol Form (Appendix C) (MS Word)

New - Guidance on the Safe Storage and Management of Research Data



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Recently Submitted Proposals

Lucia Munguia College of Humanities and Social Sciences Submitted Philosophical Storytelling Podcast, to Hypatia: Diversity Project Grants, with a total request of $5,000.

Recently Submitted Proposals

Yalan Xing College of Science and Health Submitted, RUI: Visible-light Induced Photocatalysis for C-C Bond Construction and Destruction, to the National Science Foundation, with a total request of $225,000.