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. SMARTS/SPIN Workshops Offered in March

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Are you interested in searching our funding database for sponsors and programs interested in funding...

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  2. National Science Foundation resumes operations

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has posted a notice regarding the resumption of operations fol...

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  3. Deirdre Johnston receives new Great Lakes Colleges Association award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Deirdre Johnston, Interim Associate Dean for Global Education and Professor of Communication, receiv...

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  4. Impact of Government Shutdown on Federal Grants and Contracts

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    With the ongoing federal government shutdown, there may be some impacts to proposals and awards.  T...

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  5. Anna-Lisa Cox’s The Bone and Sinew of the Land one of 2018’s best history books!

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Anna-Lisa Cox’s book, The Bone and Sinew of the Land: America’s Forgotten Black Pioneers...

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  6. NSF BIO Directorate eliminates proposal submission limits

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    In August, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) institute...

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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.