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Beginning the sponsored research application process can be a daunting task; here you will find everything you need to know about obtaining research approval. You will be able to find information on the types of sponsored agreements and the many sponsors who will be available to fund your project.
Generating an idea for a proposal can be the most difficult portion of obtaining a grant. When creating a concept, it is important to account for the type of sponsors and the funding opportunities available. Click the link below to find out more!
Private and non-profit sector organizations (associations, foundations and industry sponsors) can be either a sponsor or donor, depending on an award instrument. The following links provide guidance, developed by Oregon State University and the Oregon State Foundation, on the determination of sponsored projects and gifts.
Principal Investigator Eligibility (see Research Office Policy 19-001)
Assistant Professors, Associate Professors, Professors, Research Associates, Instructors, Emeritus Faculty, Post Docs, and Courtesy Faculty may serve as Principal Investigators on a proposal. The information below is the university policy; however, a college may have a more restrictive policy.
Affiliate Faculty may not serve as Principal Investigators on proposals.
Miscellaneous timely calls for submissions that the Research Office receives from foundations and organizations.
GrantForward, a service to which OSU subscribes, is a search engine that helps you find grants for your project. Use the “Sign up” or “Sign In” link.
All discretionary grants offered by the 26 federal grant-making agencies can be found on Grants.gov. These can also be obtained through Cayuse.