The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) supports the research, scholarly, creative and programmatic activities of faculty and staff at Hope College. 

Services available through OSRP include:

  • Identification and tracking of external funding opportunities
  • Project management support for proposal submissions
  • Proposal development assistance and support, including budgets and budget justifications
  • Proposal editing, review and feedback
  • Training and development
  • Proposal revision and resubmission support
  • Assistance with complying with grantee standards

Grantee Spotlight and Latest News

  1. Chris Turlington awarded Discovery Institute grant

    Posted by Maggie Shergill

    Dr. Chris Turlington, Associate Professor of Chemistry, was awarded $5,720 in funding from the Di...

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  2. CASA and Step Up awarded United Way grant

    Posted by Maggie Shergill

    Kate Lozon, Director of CASA and Step Up, was successful in receiving a $6,970 award from United ...

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  3. Gina Kling awarded MAA – Neff Outreach Fund grant

    Posted by Maggie Shergill

    Dr. Gina Kling, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, was awarded a $6,000 grant from the Mathemati...

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  4. Kester Ighodalo receives MRFN Faculty Fellowship

    Posted by Maggie Shergill

    Dr. Kester Ighodalo, Assistant Professor of Physics, was awarded a Materials Research Facilities ...

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  5. Faculty-led undergraduate research receives AOS award

    Posted by Maggie Shergill

    Dr. Kelly Ronald, Assistant Professor of Biology, and undergraduate student, Natalie Leake-Jara, ...

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  6. Aaron Best receives award continuation for MDHHS grant

    Posted by Maggie Shergill

    Dr. Aaron Best, the Harrison C. and Mary L. Visscher Professor of Genetics in the Biology Departm...

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 61Grants and Contracts

    During the Fiscal Year 2022, 61 grants and contracts were awarded, totaling over $6.5 million.

  • $34MSponsored Programs

    Hope has been awarded $34 million of external grants and contracts over the last decade.

  • 380Students

    380 Hope students across 28 academic departments presented 250 posters at the annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research.

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  • 1 of 7Liberal Arts Colleges

    Hope is only one of seven liberal arts colleges in U.S. News & World Report's listing of excellence in Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects.