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Sponsored Projects & Research Administration

The Office of Sponsored Projects & Research Administration (OSPRA) is dedicated to promoting a supportive environment for research, scholarly, and creative endeavors of faculty and academic staff at USI.  OSPRA supports faculty and staff in their efforts to seek and secure extramural funding, monitors compliance of Federal, State, & University related regulations, administers the review of human subjects research, provides grantsmanship and compliance training, and assists in non-financial post-award administration


Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Internal Grants/Awards
Congratulations to USI faculty who received internal funding 2020-2021:

Early Career Faculty Grant
Dr. Paul Arthur, Occupational Therapy
Mr. Robert Dickes, Art and Design
Dr. Junghee Han, Social Work
Dr. Joy Santee, English

Faculty Research and Creative Work Grant
Dr. Xue Han, Computer Science
Dr. Stephanie Young, Communications

Tenured or Clinical Faculty Grant
Dr. Amy Montz, English

Grant and Federal Contract Management Guide
The USI Grant Management Guide is now available. This comprehensive resource for faculty and staff who are applying for, or have received external funding, is filled with helpful tips, policies and procedures, sample forms, and much more.

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