Below are resources, proposal document templates, and descriptions of the types of trainings that OSP offers to our campus community. Please contact OSP if you need additional resources or support.
This handbook is designed for faculty and staff interested in applying for sponsored project funding. The roles and responsibilities of these parties, opportunitities to find funding, and process for applying for and submitting a proposal are described within this handbook.
This handbook is designed for a new sponsored project’s Principal Investigator/Project Director, administrative staff, and Activity Manager (as these roles apply). The roles and responsibilities of these parties during the management of this award are described within this handbook. While not exhaustive, this handbook describes best practices for managing a sponsored project, related policies, and points of contact to assist you along the lifecycle of your award.
Sponsored Projects Handbook Part I: Proposal and Submission Guide (linked above)
Seattle University Institutional Details for Sponsored Project Applications - information commonly required on proposals
Sponsored Project Management Guide (day-to-day transactions/FAQs)
OSP offers customized individual, departmental, and general sponsored project proposal and management trainings on a regular and as-needed basis.
When a new award is received, the delegated Sponsored Research Officer (SRO) will host a “Post-Award Meeting.” The SRO will meet with the Principal Investigator/Program Director(PI/PD), cost-center manager, Grant Accountant, and any other applicable award staff to review the award’s terms, conditions, reporting requirements, and budget. Beyond this meeting, OSP offers customized individual, departmental, and general award management trainings:
These trainings are offered annually and will cover: project development, budget development, the proposal submission process, compliance aspects, sponsor requirements, and budget management.
Please contact OSP to schedule a 1-on-1 meeting based on your needs.
The OSP is available to create customized trainings for your team, department, or college/division. Please contact the OSP Director to develop and schedule a customized training.
OSP campus partners such as the Center for Faculty Development and the Lemieux Library occasionally offer trainings complementary to grant writing and project development. Please visit their websites for the most up-to-date information.
Each quarter, the OSP hosts a coffee hour and discussion session for sponsored project administrative staff and Activity Managers. These sessions create a network for resource sharing, an opportunity to provide feedback to OSP, and a chance to learn from peers through real-life case studies on a variety of topics. This group is also connected through the platform Microsoft Teams where relevant information, questions & answers, and discussion can be shared. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to this group.
The presentation slides from the 2018 National Science Foundation Grants Conference offer valuable information on the Foundation’s grant opportunities. Please feel free to contact OSP with any questions regarding NSF grant solicitations.