Office of Sponsored Projects

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) within the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR) supports the university’s research mission by providing oversight of externally-sponsored research. OSP assists researchers with identifying appropriate funding opportunities, submitting competitive proposals and managing successful projects.

 

SPONSOR UPDATES:

 

NIH

As of January 25, 2022, researchers will need to follow the NIH's updated guidance for the Biographical Sketch and Other Support Format pages for use in applications and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPR).  For additional information on these upcoming changes and how they will affect sponsored projects, please view our NIH Other Support page. 

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NIH announces a new inbox for inquiries related to changes to Biographical Sketch and Other Support Format pages (NOT-OD-21-122). Effective as of this announcement, please send inquiries related to changes to the biographical sketch and other support templates to [email protected]

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NSF

Updated NSF Award Conditions (PDF), consistent with the revised 2 CFR §200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awardwill apply to all new NSF awards and funding amendments to existing awards made on or after November 12, 2020.

The Sponsored Projects Lifecycle

Each sponsored project follows a similar course from initial concept and development of a competitive proposal, to negotiating and setting-up the award in GW systems, through management of the award and submitting final reports to the sponsor.

A Collaborative Approach

The OSP team works closely with investigators, school-based research staff and administrators across campus to ensure success and compliance throughout all phases of a sponsored project.

 

 

myResearch, an enhanced electronic research administration tool

In response to GW's strategic initiative to enhance the research experience, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR) is spearheading the implementation of myResearch, an enhanced electronic research administration (eRA) tool.

 

Find OSP Staff By Function

 

GW myResearch

 

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Latest News

NIH updates to Biosketch and Other Support formats

The updated Biosketch and Other Support formats are required for application due dates and RPPR (progress report) submission dates on/after January 25, 2022.

NSF Proposal Capabilities Using Research.gov

Three new proposal types enabled in Research.gov for proposal preparation and submission: Equipment, Travel, and Facilitation Awards for Scientists and Engineers with Disabilities (FASED)

Updates to GW Research Support Services, Administration

A more decentralized system for sponsored project administration to streamline processes and increase collaboration and service excellence.

Revised Fringe Rates for FY2022

New fringe rates for sponsored projects, Regular Employees (24.00%) and Temporary & Student Employees (6.80%), should be used in any new proposals, effective 07/01/2021-06/30/2022.

Revised IDC Rates

New IDC rate of 61.5% for on-campus research, 26.0% for off-campus research and special programs, and an on-campus rate of 36.5% for Other Sponsored Activities should be used in any new proposals,