Office of Sponsored Projects

GW Sponsored Projects Lifecycle

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) within the Office of the Vice President 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.

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.


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Latest News

New Tutorials: Preparing and Submitting Your NIH Proposal

June 12, 2017

NIH launches four new interactive tutorials on the basics of preparing, writing and submitting your proposal.

Change to NIH Policy on Post-submission Materials

June 06, 2017

The linked notice updates and replaces the NIH, AHRQ, and NIOSH policy for post-submission materials for applications submitted for due dates on or after September 25, 2017.

Update From the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

April 24, 2017

The Council on Governmental Regulations (COGR) continues to provide updates on federal changes that may impact research.

Revised Federal Research Terms and Conditions (RTCs)

March 28, 2017

The RTCs address and implement the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200) issued by the U.S. Office of

NSF Launches Proposal & Award Policy Newsletter

March 08, 2017

National Science Foundation has announced a new quarterly publication designed to be a mechanism for keeping current on NSF proposal and award policies and procedures.