Apply for a Sponsored Project


We're glad you are considering applying for a sponsored project, and look forward to supporting you throughout the process.


The Office of Sponsored Projects offers several services to support your scholarly and programmatic goals:

  • Provides expert consultations related to developing your research agenda, creating a 'funding roadmap', and conceptualizing your project(s)
  • Assists in identifying relevant funding opportunities
  • Guides you through the proposal process with particular emphasis on budget development, assuring compliance with sponsor and university policies
  • And increasing competitiveness through reviewing for alignment with sponsor criteria and format, and proposal editing (to the extent desired by the Principal Investigator)

Roles & Responsibilities

Applying for external funding is a collaboration between the principal investigator/project director and their department/college, the OSP, and the Office of the Provost. Depending on the nature of the proposal, the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations and/or the Office of the Controller may be involved.