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. Kelly Ronald receives new award from the Christian Scholars Foundation

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Kelly Ronald, Assistant Professor of Biology, received a $20,000 award from the Christian Scholar...

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  2. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs Remote Operations for 2020-2021

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    During the 2020-2021 academic year, the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) will con...

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  3. Lynn Japinga receives new award from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Lynn Japinga, Professor of Religion, received a $18,000 award from the Calvin Institute of Christ...

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  4. Jonathan Peterson receives new Macatawa Area Coordinating Council award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Jonathan Peterson, The Lavern ’39 and Betty DePree ’41 Van Kley Professor of Geology and Envi...

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  5. Pamela Koch receives new American Sociological Association Award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Pamela Koch, Associate Professor of Sociology, received a $2,500 American Sociological Associatio...

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  6. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs Transitioning to Digital Signatures/Approvals

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Effective Thursday 11 June 2020, the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) will be tra...

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 28Grants and Contracts

    During the Fiscal Year 2018, 28 grants and contracts were awarded, totaling over $6 million.

  • $30MExternal Grants

    Hope has been awarded $30 million of external grants over the last decade.

  • 380Students

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

    Check out Celebration
  • 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.