The Office of Sponsored Programs
The mission of the Office of Sponsored Programs is to provide leadership, information, direction and technical assistance services to faculty and staff in obtaining external funds to engage in research, instruction and other scholarly activities.
- To improve the effectiveness and efficiency of research and sponsored programs;
- To increase sponsored programs productivity for the entire university; and
- To provide comprehensive support services for the development and administration of sponsored programs.
What Are Sponsored Programs?
Sponsored programs include research, instruction and training, public service, evaluative testing, and other scholarly and creative activities conducted under the direction of University faculty and staff. Sponsored programs are funded by organizations external to the University in accordance with award instruments, normally in the format of a grant, contract or cooperative agreement. OSP is responsible for administering all sponsored programs at WSSU. More information...